Many of you probably became dietitians because you wanted to make a difference, not only in individuals’ lives, but in the overall health and well-being of the population. We all choose different settings to work
In this monthly vlogging series, Stone Soup blogger Celestina Brunetti demonstrates recipes using ingredients featured in the most recent issue of Food & Nutrition Magazine. For May, Celestina shares with us how to make tomato-poached swordfish.
Growing up in the 1970s and ’80s means I experienced all sorts of interesting — some would say crazy — food trends. Everything from Hamburger Helper to Steak-Ums to casseroles made with cream of mushroom
Developed for medical use and generally prescribed to treat poisoning, activated charcoal is ingested to absorb harmful chemicals in the GI tract and stop the body from absorbing them. While it is effective in treating
Goodbye, boring vegetables! This roasted asparagus is simply seasoned, yet guaranteed to impress your dinner guests. And it couldn’t be easier to make. I whipped up a light sauce of olive oil, lemon juice, black pepper
A food staple for nearly half the world population, rice is embedded in the cuisines of many cultures. The Chinese word for “meal” literally translates to “eat rice.” All rice varieties contain carbohydrates, protein, trace
This landmark text covers all of the issues that care providers should consider when a patient takes on diabetes self-management and deals with living with a chronic disease. Sections cover behavioral health, self-management, implementation of
This completely updated and revised edition of the calorie-counting resource features calorie counts for more than 20,000 foods (including 900 take-out options and menu items from more than 110 national and region chains). It also
Meatballs were always a favorite growing up. After losing my mother in high school, I so clearly remember being her sous chef during childhood, and getting my hands dirty in the kitchen. I remember the texture
It’s no secret that the media plays an important role in nutrition. Long before social media existed, magazines, commercials and a multitude of internet articles portrayed both factual and distorted nutrition information. Now, social media
Editor’s note: Tomorrow, May 13th, is International Hummus Day. If you’re a fan of this healthful spread and dip, below is a recipe to help you celebrate, or you can find more delicious variations here!
Still not sold on tofu? Tofu is a plant-based protein food, often used as a meat substitute, with a texture that often is described as “sponge-like.” It is time, however, to turn this description into something
I’ve been a registered dietitian nutritionist for a decade now and during that time I’ve attended many conferences and networking events. Every event has taught me some valuable lessons about how to best present yourself.
Product Reviewed: Gourmia GES580 Electric Spiralizer and Slicer Although I tend to be an early adopter of new food-related innovations and gadgets, it took this kitchen tool review to prompt me to jump on the
For many people, late-night snacking is a craving rather than a hunger, and a long-standing habit that’s hard to kick. Excess calories late at night can lead to weight gain, disruptive sleep and overall discomfort
High-protein breakfasts are my number one strategy when it comes to getting my day on track and powering through my morning routine. Studies have shown that high-protein breakfasts can help reduce cravings throughout the entire
After years of hard work, classes, a year-long clinical dietetic internship, sweat, blood and tears (or OK, no blood, but some sweat and tears), I passed my registration exam last year. What was the experience like? The exam contains
There’s something about this time of year that calls for freshness and cleanliness. It motivates us to revisit those New Year’s goals that we may be ignoring. Now is the perfect time to refresh, revamp
Although grill pans are sometimes referred to as griddles, the difference is visible: A griddle has a flat surface, while a grill pan is covered with ridges. These ridges are raised about half a centimeter,
A quick spin in the food processor creates a fresh and flavorful four-herb pesto, which brings to life this protein-packed appetizer. Servings: 6 Serving size: 1 rollup (100 grams) Prep time: 30 minutes Cooking time: 20 to
Using a traditional Chinese egg waffle pan, whole-grain flour is combined with vanilla, carrot shavings and cinnamon to create the base of this unique dessert. Servings: 4 Serving size: ½ roll (170 grams) Prep time:
Inspired by Turkish flavors, this vegetarian dish features broiled eggplant stuffed with herb-infused rice and topped with tomato sauce and feta cheese. Servings: 4 Serving size: 2 rolls (400 grams) Prep time: 40 minutes Cooking
Inspired by cinnamon rolls, this variation delivers a bit of sweet and savory flavor in every bite. Servings: 20 Serving size: 1 roll (58 grams) Prep time: 2½ hours (includes rising time) Cooking time: 30
One does not need to go far to find harrowing statistics about obesity. According to National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey data, obesity in adults more than doubled over half a century — from 13.4
Once upon a time, specifically 1997, there was SixDegrees. This website, which allowed visitors to create a profile and connect with other users, was the world’s introduction to social media as we know it. Today,
For centuries, seafaring cultures have embraced fish as cuisine. Over the years, research and culinary creativity have shown fish is good choice. Omega-3 essential fatty acids found in fish — docosahexaenoic acid, or DHA, and
Refreshing watermelon is the most-consumed melon in the United States, followed by cantaloupe and honeydew. Thought to have originated in the Kalahari Desert of Africa, watermelon’s official name is Citrullus lanatus of the botanical family
If nutrition is a vehicle to good health, dietitians are in the driver’s seat, poised to lead consumers toward self-awareness and positive behavior change. But what road do you take? Which roads have been traveled?
At the age of 7, Mascha Davis and her family became political refugees, fleeing the former Soviet Union and settling in the United States. Shaped by this experience and having traveled while growing up, Davis
Consumers demand a certain quality and eating experience from processed foods. This is achieved, in part, by the addition of stabilizers, thickeners and gelling agents, which give foods consistent texture, taste and mouth feel. Definition
The diverse, culinary herb rosemary is a popular, year-round ingredient that adds a pleasing fragrance to its environment and a savory flavor when used in cooking. Rosmarinus officinalis is an aromatic evergreen shrub and a member of the