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Rhubarb Strawberry Indian Pickle

Chitra Agrawal | Posted 08.17.2013 | Taste
Chitra Agrawal

A new take on two things we love: pickles and rhubarb.

Is There a Better Way to 5-a-Day?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 05.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

Competition is usually healthy, but when it comes to salad competing against a hamburger with French fries, the competition makes the healthy choice ever so difficult.

Eat THESE Vegetables And Fruits, From Joy Bauer (WATCH)

Posted 08.15.2013 | MarloThomas

When it comes to fruits and veggies, more color is always better! Health and nutrition expert Joy Bauer listed her favorite vegetables -- berries, kal...

Recommended Daily Fruit Amount, From Joy Bauer (WATCH)

Posted 08.15.2013 | MarloThomas

How many fruits are you supposed to eat each day? Joy Bauer, health and nutrition expert, explained that everyone should eat two to three servings of ...

Tips For Hypoglycemics, From Joy Bauer (WATCH)

Posted 08.15.2013 | MarloThomas

When health and nutrition expert Joy Bauer met with me on Mondays With Marlo, she gave suggestions for hypoglycemics to keep their blood sugar in chec...

Report: Healthy Snacks Offered In Small Minority Of U.S. High Schools Despite Lunch Overhaul

Posted 11.02.2012 | Education

While the new nutritional guidelines imposed by the USDA this fall require a wider selection of fruits and vegetables in school meals, the same cannot...

Analyze This: How Technology Delivers Fine Wines and Fresh Fruits From Vine to Table

Paul Chang | Posted 12.22.2012 | Technology
Paul Chang

Imagine yourself at the helm of a global winery. You make a bet on promoting a lesser-known Chardonnay in a new market and the locals love it. Good news, right? Not if your plans didn't factor in the risk of selling too much wine in one region.

What Can This Do For Your Blood Pressure?

Posted 10.02.2012 | Fifty

Have issues with your blood pressure? A new study offers up a potential, all-natural solution: pomegranate juice. Researchers at Queen Margaret Uni...

PHOTOS: A Tropical Fruit World Tour

Julie Meyer, RD | Posted 11.30.2012 | Travel
Julie Meyer, RD

For me, few things evoke far-away places and exotic locales better than local produce. The bright colors, strange shapes and funky textures are like a physical manifestation of the many miles you've traveled from home. Plus, you can indulge in the native fruits and vegetables of your destination with minimal guilt -- good news for the health conscious traveler.

The Right Wing and the School Food Calorie Kerfuffle

Bettina Elias Siegel | Posted 11.28.2012 | Education
Bettina Elias Siegel

The school lunch calorie issue is getting particular traction in right-wing media outlets and I've already told you about Republican congressmen seeking to repeal the calorie caps, calling the new regulations "the nanny state personified."

Kids More Likely To Eat Vegetables With Goofy Names, Study Says

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 09.17.2012 | Food

Renaming fruits and vegetables with catchy, attractive monikers could more easily convince children to eat them, according to a new study. Research...

Damson Plum Clafoutis

Nik Sharma | Posted 09.11.2012 | Taste
Nik Sharma

A couple of years ago I made a French batter pudding called Clafoutis using fresh cherries. Though cherries are traditionally used to make this pudding, I figured that these sweet delicious Damson plums would be perfect in this pudding.

Soda Tax or Free Fruits and Veggies?

Darrin Nordahl | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics
Darrin Nordahl

For all its good intention, the soda tax will undoubtedly ignite a bitter debate. Why not try a more palatable policy, such as swapping out azaleas and petunias for apples and peas?

9 New Ways To Use Summer Produce

Food52 | Posted 10.21.2012 | Taste
Food52

You're starting to resent those plump, ripe specimens at the market, on your counter. We're here to show you how to embrace them again.

24 Of The Healthiest Fruits In The World

Posted 08.14.2012 | Healthy Living

By Benjamin Plackett You've heard of Superfoods, but…Superfruits? Not every fruit qualifies. Those deemed "super" by nutrition scientists are p...

Dr. Oz's Five Favorite Foods (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

Emmy Award-winning doctor, television host and author Dr. Oz discussed his favorite foods for healthy eating when he joined me on Mondays With Marlo. ...

Cheap Summer Snacks For Athletic Teens, From Joy Bauer (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

Health and nutrition expert Joy Bauer gave me some ideas for cheap summer snacks that your teens will love when she joined me on Mondays With Marlo. ...

Eating Is Dangerous

Dr. Cheryl Pappas | Posted 08.21.2012 | Green
Dr. Cheryl Pappas

Is it better to be ignorant and eat toxic foods or is it better to spend a lifetime reading ingredients on packages and asking where meat and fish were born, and what their astrological signs are?

Don't Start a Veggie Garden to Save Money

Dan Allen | Posted 07.03.2012 | Food
Dan Allen

Saving money is a popular rationale for starting a vegetable garden at home. A commonly cited statistic suggests that home gardeners can expect a return of $8 worth of produce for each $1 they invest in seeds, starts, fertilizers and pest control.

5 Best Uses for Old Bananas

Small Kitchen College | Posted 04.29.2012 | Food
Small Kitchen College

For some reason I always buy too many bananas. Then they get spotty and mushy, and I end up throwing them out. I try buying smaller bananas, fewer bananas, green bananas, yet they turn brown before we can eat all of them.

Homemade Larabars

Small Kitchen College | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Small Kitchen College

I love Larabars. They are delicious, dense and high in fiber and nutrients like potassium. Their downside, however, is painful, because their price tag breaks the bank.

We're Not Laughing

Elaine Weiss | Posted 02.05.2012 | Education
Elaine Weiss

If they weren't so damaging to children, congressional leaders' explanations for their policy decisions that cater to big money interests at those children's expense would be downright funny.

The Portion Control Dilemma: How to Stay Fit at College

Small Kitchen College | Posted 12.04.2011 | College
Small Kitchen College

2011-10-04-Screenshot20111004at1.15.08PM.jpg Whether in the dining hall or in your own kitchen, remember these rules about portion control.

Colors Of Summer: Red Fruit Crumble

Honest Cooking | Posted 08.30.2011 | Food
Honest Cooking

Crumbles are a lovely way to make the most of fresh fruit. You can simply choose any kind of fruit that suits your fantasy and creativity, and change the filling ingredients according to seasons.

A Plate From the USDA With a Tastier Way to See More Nutritious Eating

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 08.06.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture last week officially and finally scrapped its food pyramid -- an explanation for nutrition that could be as elusive to decipher as the riddle of the Sphinx.