Jo-Ann Heslin, RD, CDN

Jo-Ann Heslin, RD, CDN, a Douglaston, New York-based registered dietitian. She is co-author of 30 books, including The Healthy Wholefoods Counter (Pocket) and two college textbooks on nutrition. A former faculty member of the State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, in New York City, she was the editor of the Journal of Nutrition for the Elderly for 23 years.

Diet & Nutrition

Beans: The Ultimate Health Food

Ask someone to name the food that is richest in disease-fighting antioxidants, and you’re likely to hear "blueberries" or "cranberries."…