November-December 2016

Is Spirulina a Miracle Cure-all?

December 8, 2016 Taylor Wolfram, MS, RDN, LDN

Arguably the “superfood” of the moment, spirulina is associated with a number of health claims, from curing allergies and candida to detoxifying the body and aiding in weight loss. Does this blue-green algae deliver, or

November-December 2015

A Global Mission for Nutrition Education

October 30, 2015 Taylor Wolfram, MS, RDN, LDN

From emergency relief posts to missions organized by faith-based organizations, the dietetics community is no stranger to international volunteerism — and the expertise and skill sets of registered dietitian nutritionists often make them unique assets

September-October 2015

What Exactly Is Yacón Syrup?

The South American yacón plant is often cultivated for its edible root, which can be juiced and evaporated to produce a syrup. The high fructooligosaccharide content of yacón root has drawn recent attention. A type