Nichol Nelson

Editorial Director

Nichol Nelson is the Editorial Director at TakePart. She hails from Minnesota, but has worked in food journalism in New York and Los Angeles for more than a decade. She served as an editor with Gourmet magazine for six years, and has contributed to several other digital and print food publications. Though she's currently an Angeleno, she sometimes still calls a casserole "hot dish."

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New government standards may ban sugary cranberry juices from school vending machines.
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New study reveals caregivers aren’t using epinephrine frequently enough when attacks occur.
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Health advocates charge that Nestlé is marketing the co-branded chocolate to kids.
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After an outpouring of support, a ban on a 9-year-old’s blog is overturned.
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Surprise: The chain’s new dessert contains 510 calories and 18 grams of fat.
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Ian Knauer's got a winning—and inexpensive—recipe for mussels.
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Only three states have opted to buy lean, finely textured beef for their students.
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TheChive.com, an online social community, has raised a staggering amount of money for the quadruple-amputee.
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New study finds lingering radiation in fish that have migrated into U.S. waters.
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Proposal would prevent tomato sauce from being counted as a full serving of vegetables.

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