When farmers began growing soy in Asia in the 11th Century B.C., they used the seed of the soy plant to create an assortment of fresh, fermented, and dried foods.
Tahini is the result of grinding nutritious sesame seeds into a thick, light-colored paste. The grinding process releases omega-6 oil and provides a rich source of B vitamins. Hummus, anyone?
Food styling elevates food to an art form with a lot of patience and an army of tiny tweezers to tweak individual ingredients for the perfect camera shot. We reached out to foodie blogger and photographer, Heidi of Foodie Crush, to find out what it takes to create a perfectly styled foodie photo finish.
Technically, the answer is “yes.” It’s called cellulose and it is the basic building block of the cell walls of all plants and is considered a complex carbohydrate. But "cellulose is cellulose” whether it comes from wood pulp or celery. So should you be concerned?
Dairy's many nutrients can be a great addition to overall health for those who aren't lactose intolerant. Among them are calcium, potassium, vitamins A & D and protein.
Choose this purple powerhouse for its nutritional qualities and infusion of globetrotting flavor.
Melissa Joy Dobbins, MS, RDN, CDE, of the blog Sound Bites provides, " sound science, smart nutrition and good food" advice.
Turmeric, a root of the Curcuma longa plant and favorite spice in Indian and Thai recipes is prized for its health-boosting anti-inflammatory qualities and high antioxidant content.
Do you eat salmon? Is it safe to eat farmed salmon or should you only eat the wild-caught variety? Which is best for polyunsaturated fatty acids like omega-3 and omega-6? We reached out to Charles R. Santerre, PhD, Professor at Purdue University, to answer a few questions about salmon.
Drinking diet beverages can help people lose weight. That’s one of the conclusions in a study appearing in the June issue of the Journal of The Obesity Society.
In our foodie-focused culture, it’s hard to overlook the appeal of a well-dressed meal. So when it comes to frozen foods, we wondered why the food on the package doesn’t quite look like what we slide out of the microwave or oven.
Lindsay Livingston is the Columbus-based registered dietitian behind the Lean Green Bean – an endearing health blog filled with nourishing recipes and workout ideas.
Explore the chia seed’s journey from food of the Aztec gods to Chia Pets to nutrient-packed whole food containing omega-3 fatty acids, carbohydrates, protein, fiber, antioxidants and calcium.
Lynn Grieger is a registered dietitian on a mission: empowering people to achieve their fitness, nutrition, health and wellness goals.
Did you know that moms are the primary change agent when it comes to creating healthy eating habits that can be passed on to the next generation? Learn how you and your family can create a new food history.