September-October 2013

Ness

August 28, 2013 Marisa Moore

Platform and Price Apple, free RD Score 5 out of 5 Synopsis of the App Ness is a personal restaurant search engine that learns your tastes, likes and dislikes and uses these to find and

September-October 2013

Amber Waves

August 28, 2013 Marisa Moore

Platform and Price Android tablets and iPads only, free RD Score 3 out of 5 Synopsis of the App The Amber Waves app is a mobile viewer for the quarterly Amber Waves magazine produced by

September-October 2013

InRFood

August 28, 2013 Marisa Moore

Platform and Price Apple, free RD Score 3 out of 5 Synopsis of the App The InRFood app reveals what’s in common foods using a color coded “alert system” to determine if a product is

September-October 2013

Healthy Out

August 28, 2013 Marisa Moore

Platform and Price Apple and Android, free RD Score 3 out of 5 Synopsis of the App Healthy Out helps diners find the best fit for food in their area based on their preselected nutrition

September-October 2013

Brainy App

August 28, 2013 Marisa Moore

Platform and Price Apple and Android, free RD Score 4 out of 5 Synopsis of the App Developed by Alzheimer’s Australia and the Bupa Health Foundation, the Brainy App helps you monitor and improve your

September-October 2013

Photo Recipe Step by Step

August 28, 2013 Marisa Moore

Platform and Price Apple, $1.99 RD Score 3 out of 5 Synopsis of the App The Photo Recipe Step by Step app presents a collection of 60 Mediterranean recipes in full color photos with step

September-October 2013

Foodily

August 28, 2013 Marisa Moore

Platform and Price Apple, free. RD Score 4 out of 5 Synopsis of the App Foodily is a social recipe network. Follow your Facebook friends, food bloggers and celebrity chefs to get recipe ideas and

September-October 2013

Sugar Cube

August 28, 2013 Marisa Moore

Platform and Price Apple, free RD Score 3 out of 5 Synopsis of the App The Sugar Cube app provides a visual to help you see how much sugar is in your food based on

September-October 2013

7 Top Hunger Organizations

August 26, 2013 Food & Nutrition Magazine

There are few initiatives that evoke as much vigor and collaborative spirit as the fight against hunger. As communities engage to provide sustainable solutions and educate others about food security, Food & Nutrition celebrates Hunger

September-October 2013

A Tale of Two Food Deserts

August 26, 2013 Erin Sund

North Clark County, Wash., is dotted with small towns and farms. Produce thrives here: beans, greens, berries and grains are plentiful. But behind this abundance lurks food insecurity among the county’s most vulnerable — 17

September-October 2013

Redefining Rabbit

August 26, 2013 Holly Larson

Rabbits may be cute, but their rapid reproduction and growth rates, coupled with an ability to thrive on food scraps, grass and other plant feeds, make them a viable protein source with a relatively small environmental

September-October 2013

Beans: Pantry Staples, Nutrition Stars

August 26, 2013 Marisa Moore

It’s time to hop aboard the bean bandwagon because beans are high in protein and soluble fiber, and a good source of vitamins and minerals. They also are an essential source of protein, iron and

September-October 2013

Closing the Culture Gap

August 26, 2013 Constance Brown Riggs

When it comes to hunger and food insecurity in the United States, minority populations seem to be the hardest hit. According to Feeding America, one in four African-American and Latino households (25.1 percent and 26.2 percent,

September-October 2013

Bamboo Steamers: Steamed Food Made Fabulous

August 26, 2013 Sara Haas

There’s no more iconic health food than a perfectly steamed vegetable or piece of fish. But while health fanatics embrace steamed food, many people do not. Commonly regarded as a boring or flavorless method of

September-October 2013

Oats: A Trendy, Budget-friendly Food Staple

August 26, 2013 Mindy Hermann

Oats in the Clinic Cultivated for medicinal purposes thousands of years ago, today, oats are a delicious, trendy and budget-friendly food staple. A one-cup cooked serving costs less than 20 cents to make at home.

September-October 2013

Close Enough Nutrition

August 26, 2013 Deborah Beauvais

Close Enough Nutrition deciphers the massive amount of information inside the 2005 and 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans so the “average Judy” can understand it. Brewster studied the 2005 and 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans,

September-October 2013

Farming For Change in El Salvador

August 26, 2013 Linda Belt-Bernier

In the small Central American country of El Salvador, natural disasters, civil unrest, gaps in healthcare financing and inefficient distribution systems have left many of the country’s 6 million citizens with chronic nutritional deficiencies. Grades

September-October 2013

It Takes a Village to Fight Clinical Malnutrition

August 26, 2013 Kathleen Zelman

In 1974, Charles Butterworth, MD, wrote a landmark article titled “The Skeleton in the Hospital Closet,” which brough to light clinical malnutrition’s adverse effect on the treatment and recovery rates of inpatients. Fast-forward nearly four