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Stone Soup Vlog: Heirloom Tomato, Peach and Watermelon Salad with Burrata
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Stone Soup Vlog: Heirloom Tomato, Peach and Watermelon Salad with Burrata

In this monthly vlogging series, Stone Soup blogger Celestina Brunetti demonstrates recipes using ingredients featured in the most recent issue of Food & Nutrition Magazine. For July, Celestina shares with us how to make an heirloom tomato, peach and watermelon salad with burrata cheese.   Heirloom Tomato, Peach and Watermelon Salad with Burrata  Serves 4 Ingredients 2 large tomatoes, sliced ½-inch...

December 31, 2016December 31, 2016by
Chickpea Fritters
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Chickpea Fritters

Yield: serves 4 Ingredients 1 Tbsp. + 2 tsp. shallots, finely chopped 1 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice + lemon zest 1 Tbsp. oil, safflower or sunflower recommended 1 Tbsp. + 1/2 tsp. fresh oregano, divided 1 tsp. raw honey 1/4 tsp. sea salt 1, 15-oz can garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed 2 oz. feta cheese,...

December 30, 2016December 30, 2016by
Follow-up Researcher Training, Upcoming CME, and The Big Fat Truth
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Follow-up Researcher Training, Upcoming CME, and The Big Fat Truth

  Reaching More People Than Ever Before   A long time dream of mine is finally coming true! NutritionFacts.org will be partnering with the American College of Lifestyle Medicine to offer online courses for Continuing Medical Education credits. To maintain an active license, most medical professionals are required to stay on top of new developments...

December 29, 2016December 29, 2016by
In Nutrition Policy-Making, Communication is Key
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In Nutrition Policy-Making, Communication is Key

Being the policy and advocacy intern for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Policy Initiatives and Advocacy team in Washington, D.C., has allowed me to gain significant exposure to nutrition policy and policy-making. This opportunity has opened my eyes to the importance of nutrition communication for the entire dietetics field.  The most profound event I...

December 27, 2016December 27, 2016by
Fifty Times Lower Colon Cancer Risk
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Fifty Times Lower Colon Cancer Risk

Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States, after lung cancer. The rates of lung cancer around the world vary by a factor of 10. If there was nothing we could do to prevent lung cancer—if it just happened at random—we’d assume that the rates everywhere would be about...

December 27, 2016December 27, 2016by
Idaho Foodbank recalls 13.5 tons of food because of cooler issue
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Idaho Foodbank recalls 13.5 tons of food because of cooler issue

The Idaho Foodbank is recalling 13.5 tons of soup, eggs, cheese and coconut beverages after discovering a refrigeration malfunction, which could have allowed the growth of bacteria and life-threatening pathogens. To view the full-sized photographs of food recalled by the Idaho Foodbank, please click on the image. “The Idaho Foodbank discovered the problem after reviewing...

December 25, 2016December 25, 2016by
Plant-Based Diets as the Nutritional Equivalent of Quitting Smoking
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Plant-Based Diets as the Nutritional Equivalent of Quitting Smoking

Despite the most widely accepted and well-established chronic disease practice guidelines uniformly calling for lifestyle change as the first line of therapy, doctors often don’t follow these recommendations. As seen in my video, The Best Kept Secret in Medicine, lifestyle interventions are not only safer and cheaper but often more effective in reducing heart disease...

December 22, 2016December 22, 2016by
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Healthforce Scram Review (UPDATED 2017): Don’t Buy Before You Read This!

What is it? Healthforce Scram is a product that claims to kill parasites, bacteria or other unwanted organisms inside the body. This supplement may work to clean out candida overgrowth, worms and infection. Healthforce Scram claims to improve immune health and mood, detoxify the body and more. The product is made from herbs and digestive...

December 22, 2016December 22, 2016by
Food Blogger Connect 2012 – We Came, We Saw, We Presented (again!)
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Food Blogger Connect 2012 – We Came, We Saw, We Presented (again!)

Following on from a successful three conferences, Food Blogger Connect was back for its fourth appearance. The venue this year was at a former Victorian Ragged School in Beaconsfield, London. As you can tell it’s not like most schools. It had a fun, quirky atmosphere about it – and was perfect for the food conference....

December 20, 2016December 20, 2016by
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