November-December 2016

Is Spirulina a Miracle Cure-all?

December 8, 2016 Taylor Wolfram

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 2016

Supplementation to Lower Blood Sugar

December 8, 2016 Ginger Hultin

Dietary supplements taken for the purpose of decreasing blood sugar may be popular — after all, more than 9 percent of the American population (29.1 million people) is diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes — but

November-December 2016

Artichokes: A Rich History and Mild Flavor

December 8, 2016 Diane Welland

Artichoke lovers can thank Zeus for the creation of this unusual vegetable. Ancient Greeks believed that as punishment for deceiving him, Zeus transformed his beautiful lover Cynara into this prickly plant. In Italy and the

November-December 2016

Butternut Squash and Apple Crumble

November 1, 2016 McKenzie Hall

This dessert showcases the versatility of butternut squash — roasted and gooey in the company of sweet apples — with a whole-grain, high-fiber, low-sugar topping. Butternut Squash and Apple Crumble Developed by McKenzie Hall Ingredients

November-December 2016

Morocco Medallions

November 1, 2016 Cindy Gay

Slices of kasha-filled chicken breasts make a stylish entrée that can be prepared in advance and baked just before dinner. Moroccan Medallions Developed by Cindy Gay Ingredients [2 grams]      ½ teaspoon cumin seeds [1 gram]

November-December 2016

Pork Tenderloin with Porcini and Lentil Rub

November 1, 2016 Marcy Gaston

Savory and full of flavor, pork tenderloin is dry-rubbed with porcini mushrooms, lentils and rosemary. Serve with mushroom sauce for a delicious and elegant dinner. Pork Tenderloin with Porcini and Lentil Rub Developed by Marcy

November-December 2016

Kabocha Wedge Salad

November 1, 2016 Karman Meyer

Hearty kabocha squash gets dressed up as a filling “wedge salad” with sweet and savory flavors of dried figs, wilted spinach and creamy goat cheese. Kabocha Wedge Salad Developed by Karman Meyer Ingredients [1,690 grams]  1 large kabocha

November-December 2016

Smoky Acorn Squash and Lentil Bisque

November 1, 2016 Ginger Hultin

This simple vegetarian bisque features savory ingredients paired with subtle flavors to create an unexpected, vibrant taste. Grating nutmeg on top adds an exciting finish. Smoky Acorn Squash and Lentil Bisque Developed by Ginger Hultin Ingredients

November-December 2016

The Colorful Truth about Anthocyanins

November 1, 2016 Vicki Shanta Retelny

The plant kingdom boasts an arsenal of protective, naturally occurring chemical compounds that not only guard plants against foreign invaders and disease, but also benefit human health when eaten. One of the main types of

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November-December 2016

From Waste to Great Taste

November 1, 2016 Lauren Fox

Stalks, stems, peels and rinds don’t get much love in the kitchen, but many of these so-called food “scraps” offer nutrition and flavor. As you prepare holiday meals and host celebrations, take note of these

November-December 2016

Adobe Spark Post (Version 2.6.1)|

October 21, 2016 Marisa Moore

Synopsis of the App ​Part of Adobe’s suite of design tools, Adobe Spark Post enables you to create beautiful graphics for social media and other outlets. Platform and Price Free. Apple (iOS) and Web RDN

November-December 2016

Omnio (Version 3.22.15)

October 21, 2016 Marisa Moore

Synopsis of the App​ ​Omnio is a personalized, all-in-one clinical resource is designed to help clinical healthcare professionals access important medical information and resources. Platform and Price Free. Apple (iOS) and Android RDN Score 5

November-December 2016

Doctor On Demand (Version 3.9.5)|

October 21, 2016 Marisa Moore

Synopsis of the App​ ​Doctor on Demand lets you virtually meet with a physician or psychologist from wherever you are. Platform and Price Free. Apple (iOS) and Android RDN Score 4 out of 5 Pros

November-December 2016

mySugr (Version 3.23.0)

October 21, 2016 Marisa Moore

Synopsis of the App​​ ​mySugr is a comprehensive logbook for tracking all things related to diabetes. Platform and Price Free. Apple (iOS) and Android RDN Score 4 out of 5 Pros Cheerful and comprehensive design.

November-December 2016

Today (Version 1.1)|

October 21, 2016 Marisa Moore

Synopsis of the App​​​ Today is a habit-tracking app that focuses on effective and efficient habit development and health tracking in one convenient, well-designed space. Platform and Price Free. Apple only RDN Score 5 out

November-December 2016

UNUM (Version 2.4.0)|

October 21, 2016 Marisa Moore

Synopsis of the App​​ ​​With a tagline of “design perfection for Instagram,” UNUM helps you curate, arrange, schedule and edit your Instagram feed with ease. Platform and Price Free. Apple only RDN Score 5 out