All Posts By Sara Reistad-Long

This Week’s Nutrition News Feed

by , May 23rd, 2014

loaf
In this week’s news: Gluten isn’t the only culprit in town; carbs, however, aren’t getting any slack; and a chef serves up a side of food politics.

Later, Gluten; Hello, FODMAPs
Studies show that 30 percent of us would like to cut ...

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This Week’s Nutrition News Feed

by , May 16th, 2014

pickles

In this week’s news: A buzzkill study related to red wine emerges; a documentary suggests not all calories are created equal; and food dyes appear in unexpected places (et tu, pickles?).

Glass Half Empty, But Cheers Anyway
In 2006, Harvard sci...

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This Week’s Nutrition News Feed

by , May 8th, 2014

tofu
In this week’s news: Tofu firms up its fan base; Butter Image Rehab 2014 continues; and a soda giant refreshes its ingredient list.

Tofu, Always Blending In, Takes a Mainstream Approach
Given tofu’s admirable protein content, lack of cho...

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This Week’s Nutrition News Feed

by , May 1st, 2014

cookie
In this week’s news: Peas get ready for their 15 minutes of fame; statins aren’t a get-out-jail-free card; and food shaming is counter-productive (enjoy your cookie, already!).

On the “Pulse” of the Food World
Ever wonder how...

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This Week’s Nutrition News Feed

by , April 24th, 2014

salad
In this week’s news: Mondays are the new January 1; “sad desk lunch” is no way to live; and salt gets a sprinkling of controversy.

T.G.I. … Monday?
New Year’s Day is notorious for being the time for all kinds of resolut...

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This Week’s Nutrition News Feed

by , April 17th, 2014

herbs
In this week’s news: Mondays get even more meatless; the world learns what happens when a household bans sugar (hint: a book deal); and coupon-clipping takes a healthier turn.

Hitting the Beach — and the Tofu
Why book Canyon Ranch when y...

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This Week’s Nutrition News Feed

by , April 10th, 2014

mixed beans
In this week’s news: Bean buffs have reason to rejoice; “plant-based protein” shapes up to be the other white meat; and vitamin D is back in the spotlight (make that the sunlight).

Bring On the Three-Bean Salad
Just one serving a d...

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This Week’s Nutrition News Feed

by , April 3rd, 2014

vegetables and herbs
In this week’s news: Vegetables save lives (seven-a-day is the new five-a-day); baseball stadiums cater to the Whole Foods set; and scientists keep putting monkeys on wacky diets.

For a Longer Life, Pass the Salad Tongs
Given all the nutrition...

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This Week’s Nutrition News Feed

by , March 27th, 2014

oranges
In this week’s news: Google lets us compare apples to oranges (nutrition-wise); “real food” wins the latest diet smackdown; and Bittman says butter is back.

Virtual Food Fights
Google’s new-ish nutrition comparison tool got a...

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This Week’s Nutrition News Feed

by , March 20th, 2014

white pot
In this week’s news: Doctors embrace the food-as-medicine concept; chocolate is awesome for a whole new reason; and saturated fat (slowly) comes back into the fold.

Get Me a Spatula, Stat!
Last weekend,the Napa Valley branch of the Culinary In...

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