March-April 2017

Embrace the Exotic With These Funky Fruits

February 27, 2017 Kerry Neville

Beyond common apples and oranges, there’s a whole world of weird and wonderful fruits to explore. Exotic and unique-looking produce is mostly native to tropical and sub-tropical regions of places such as Southeast Asia, New

January-February 2016

Olives are Mediterranean Marvels

December 18, 2015 Kerry Neville

Unlike many fruits, olives have a bitter taste and are rarely eaten raw. Often, they must be cured in order to be palatable. Oleuropein, which gives olives their bitterness, is drawn out during the curing

November-December 2015

Today’s Look at Yesterday’s Deli

October 30, 2015 Kerry Neville

Move over, fried chicken strips, mayo-laden potato salad and overstuffed meat sandwiches. Today's supermarket deli food offerings are an improved trifecta of taste, variety and nutrition. Alongside traditional deli meats and cheeses in the "prepared

May-June 2015

Spectacular Stone Fruits

April 28, 2015 Kerry Neville

Nothing says summer quite like the sweet, juicy flavors of stone fruits. Whether you prefer peaches, plums, nectarines, apricots or cherries — or any of their hybrids — act quickly: Unlike apples or pears, fresh

November-December 2014

Breaking Bread around the World

October 27, 2014 Kerry Neville

Whether it’s naan in India, baguettes in France, tortillas in Mexico or lavash in the Middle East, the breaking of bread brings people together throughout the world. Bread is a significant symbol in many religions,

July-August 2014

In the Matter of Milk

June 30, 2014 Kerry Neville

From rumors of hormones in milk causing early puberty in girls to lurking residues of antibiotic and cancer-causing agents, milk's wholesome reputation has been rattled in recent years — giving rise to the organic milk

May-June 2014

Berries: The Perfect Pick

May 5, 2014 Kerry Neville

Sweet-tart berries deliver fiber, vitamin C and a delightful taste of summer. Berries are an important source of phytochemicals including anthocyanins and ellagic acid, which may help defend against heart disease and cancer. Though berries

November-December 2013

Sweet Stuff

October 28, 2013 Kerry Neville

Whether crystals, powders, liquids or syrups, there are plenty of options to enjoy a sweet taste in today’s marketplace. While high amounts of added sugar are associated with a greater risk for obesity, type 2


Savor: Avocado

April 1, 2010 Kerry Neville

Health Benefits of Avocado By Kerry Neville, MS, RD Once shunned for high fat and calorie contents compared to other fruits, avocado’s nutritional reputation is on the upswing. One ounce (or about a fifth of a