September-October 2014

Cafeteria Man

August 26, 2014 Vandana Sheth

Through a behind-the-scenes look at chef Tony Geraci as he revamps school food programs in Baltimore and Memphis, this documentary provides insight into the positive transformations that can take place in a community. The film

September-October 2014

4 Kid-Friendly Recipes

August 26, 2014 Food & Nutrition Magazine

Carrot and Raisin Pancakes Recipe by Tram Le, MS, RD Ingredients ½ cup matchstick-cut carrots 1 teaspoon water 2 tablespoons raisins 1 teaspoon brown sugar 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted and cooled 1 cup milk

Chili Peppers Are Hot Stuff
September-October 2014

Chili Peppers Are Hot Stuff

August 26, 2014 Diane Welland

Although chili peppers were cultivated and traded in the Americas for thousands of years, it wasn’t until explorers brought these fiery fruits from the New World back to Europe that their popularity spread. Today, chili

September-October 2014

The Art of Influence

August 26, 2014 Kathryn Hoy

Everyone knows most people should eat more fruit and vegetables. The question is, how do we get people to do it? Behavioral economics is the study of the effect of environments, situations and emotions on

September-October 2014

Food Mill: Prince of the Purée

August 26, 2014 Sara Haas

The first food mills were developed in the early 1920s by the Foley Manufacturing Company in Minnesota. A precursor to the modern blender and food processor, the food mill was designed to purée and mash

September-October 2014

Get Saucy Series: Ruby Red Sauces

August 26, 2014 Jill Melton

Summer is winding down, and September at the farmers market is marked with mountains of juicy tomatoes, meaty, sweet bell peppers and spicy chili peppers. Capturing and concentrating their flavors in sauces is an easy

September-October 2014

What Is Oil Pulling?

August 26, 2014 Food & Nutrition Magazine

A fad making the celebrity rounds is oil pulling, which is swishing a spoonful of plant oil (particularly sesame, sunflower and, more recently, coconut oil) in one's mouth. Proponents of oil pulling tout improved oral

September-October 2014

What Are Milk Banks?

August 26, 2014 Food & Nutrition Magazine

Although still common in some developing countries, wet nurses are a relic of years past in the United States. Or are they? Meet the milk bank: a wet nurses' modern day equivalent. Milk banks provide

September-October 2014

Saving Lives in the Sahel

August 26, 2014 Kerri-Ann Jennings

On scorching days in Niger, it is not uncommon for a mother to give water to her infant. After all, she is thirsty so her baby must be, too. But in a nation where sanitation

September-October 2014

Appetites (Version 2.0.2)

August 26, 2014 Marisa Moore

Platform and Price Free: Apple. RDN Score 5 out of 5 Synopsis of the App The Appetites app delivers step-by-step cooking classes virtually. This newly designed version of the app now offers same-day ingredient delivery

September-October 2014

Calm (Version 1.07)

August 26, 2014 Marisa Moore

Platform and Price Free download + subscription: Apple, Web RDN Score 4 out of 5 Synopsis of the App Calm promises to teach you to bring some calm into your life. It delivers scenic backgrounds,

September-October 2014

Headspace (Version 2.0)

August 26, 2014 Marisa Moore

Platform and Price Free App + Suscription: Apple, Android RDN Score 5 out of 5 Synopsis of the App The self-proclaimed “gym membership for the mind,” Headspace teaches you to meditate and provides resources to

September-October 2014

Ideal Appetite (Version 1.02)

August 26, 2014 Marisa Moore

Platform and Price Subscription service with free trial: Apple & Android. RDN Score 2 out of 5 Synopsis of the App Ideal Appetite is a meal planner that also includes options to track weight management