March-April 2014

222 Million Tons 1.1

February 24, 2014 Marisa Moore

Platform and Price iPad only, free with in-app purchases starting at $2.99 RD Score 2 out of 5 Synopsis of the App 222 Million Tons is a meal planning tool that delivers weekly menus and

March-April 2014

Dash Diet Free 1.2

February 24, 2014 Marisa Moore

Platform and Price Android and Apple, free RD Score 2 out of 5 Synopsis of the App The Dash Diet Free app provides recipes designed to prevent and lower blood pressure through food. Pros Simple

March-April 2014

FoodieTV 1.5.2

February 24, 2014 Marisa Moore

Platform and Price Apple, free RD Score 5 out of 5 Synopsis of the App Every week, FoodieTV showcases five handpicked videos that explore the world through the lens of food. Each video highlights the

March-April 2014

Jelly 1.01

February 24, 2014 Marisa Moore

Platform and Price Android and Apple, free RD Score 4 out of 5 Synopsis of the App Jelly is the newest way to crowdsource questions on any topic using pictures. The app comes with three

March-April 2014

Nutrition Quiz 1.1.1

February 24, 2014 Marisa Moore

Platform and Price Apple, free RD Score 3 out of 5 Synopsis of the App Nutrition Quiz aims to expose the truth behind health myths and facts of all kinds. In quiz mode, this app tests

March-April 2014

The Whole Pantry App 1.1.2

February 24, 2014 Marisa Moore

Platform and Price Android and Apple, $2.99 RD Score 4 out of 5 Synopsis of the App The Whole Pantry (TWP) app describes itself as the go-to place for health, wellness and lifestyle information. The

March-April 2014

Yumprint 1.1

February 24, 2014 Marisa Moore

Platform and Price Apple, free RD Score 4 out of 5 Synopsis of the App Yumprint catalogs recipes from food blogs around the internet for display in this neat app. The app offers a way

March-April 2014

Breathe2Relax Version 1.3

February 24, 2014 Marisa Moore

Platform and Price Android and Apple, free RD Score 4 out of 5 Synopsis of the App Created by the National Center for Telegraph and Technology, the Breathe2Relax app is a portable skill rehearsal tool

March-April 2014

Stovetop Smokers

February 24, 2014 Sara Haas

No longer just a food preservation method, smoking adds variety and versatility to your recipe repertoire. Fun and simple to use, stovetop smokers can turn everyday foods into delicious dishes. The process of smoking food

March-April 2014

Edible Seaweed

February 24, 2014 Tanya Zuckerbrot

If you frequent Japanese restaurants, you may know seaweed as the wrapping around sushi rolls or as the silky green strips floating in your miso soup. Or maybe in grocery stores you’ve noticed packages of

March-April 2014

Savor: Clams

February 24, 2014 Betsy Hornick

Clams in the Kitchen Found along the East and West Coasts of the U.S., both hard- and soft-shell clams are mildly salty and have a soft, chewy texture. Hard-shell clams vary in size, with tenderness

March-April 2014

Freshwater Fare

February 24, 2014 Laura Sugarwala

For much of the country, local seafood isn’t from the sea at all — it’s from regional lakes, rivers and streams. The 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend fitting 8 ounces of high-EPA and -DHA

March-April 2014

Leafy Greens: Nutrition Rock Stars

February 24, 2014 Marisa Moore

When it comes to nutrition, leafy greens are rock stars — they top the charts in vitamins A, C and K, potassium and fiber with only 5 to 40 calories per cup. Cruciferous vegetables such

March-April 2014

Culinary Tips for Greens

February 24, 2014 Jodie Shield

Peppery arugula stands up to strong flavors but does not overwhelm more delicate vegetables, eggs and pasta. Arugula pairs well with robust Mediterranean flavors. Cabbage adds body and crunch to salads and slaws. Caraway, dill,

March-April 2014

Get Saucy Series: Healthy Yogurt Sauces

February 24, 2014 Jill Melton

If velvety béchamel sauce suits French food, tangy yogurt sauces befit Mediterranean cuisines. While yogurt is a relative newcomer to the United States, many cultures have relied on yogurt for centuries — not just as

March-April 2014

Theresa A. Galvin: HIV/AIDs Advocate

February 24, 2014 Food & Nutrition Magazine

Thirty years ago, Theresa Galvin was just beginning her career as a NYC-based dietitian when an AIDS-designated unit opened in the long term care facility where she worked. Despite what she calls the "happenstance" aspect

March-April 2014

The Doctor’s Diet

February 24, 2014 Angela Lemond

The Doctor’s Diet claims to be a flexible plan to help participants lose weight, restore health, prevent disease and ultimately live longer. The diet is broken up into three plans: Stat, Restore and Maintain. Readers