Genetically engineered (GE) and genetically modified (GM) foods contain an ingredient whose DNA has been altered via recombinant DNA technology. The World Health Organization asserts that there’s no likely health risk associated with consuming genetically
Long before probiotics became the darlings of the microbial world, cultures throughout history and across the globe were celebrating fermented foods. Born as a preservation method and used for millennia, the Neolithic tradition of fermentation
"It wasn’t long ago that a common perception in the medical field was that Asian-Americans didn’t have many health problems because they were not visiting the public health clinics," says registered dietitian Beverly Gor, EdD,
Dairy-free products are gaining momentum in the marketplace—and people with dairy-related intolerances and allergies are not their only audience. In addition to vegans, seekers of Kosher Parve products and shoppers concerned about hormones and antibiotics,
“Some of these children have never seen vegetables outside of a supermarket,” says Denine Rogers, describing students at Dorsett Shoals Elementary School in Douglasville, Ga. That changed when they brought an abandoned community garden back
Just weeks after 2004’s tsunami disaster in Indonesia, Thailand, Sri Lanka and South India, registered dietitian Martha Lynch, MS, RD, LDN, FADA, CNSD, joined healthcare providers from across the country on a humanitarian aid mission.
Lynne R Nachtrieb, RD, is a native Californian who works at Mission Hospital, primarily on the Oncology, Medical, Surgical floors. She has been a clinical dietitian for eight years and just became a Board Certified