Food and Health, Kids

You’re not alone if you’d like to eat more family meals. According to David Emerson Feit, vice president of the Hartman Group, a research and consulting firm specializing in eating and wellness, “more than two-thirds of parents say they want to eat with their kids every night if they...
 

The purpose of nutrition month is to help the public become aware of the importance of good nutrition and a healthful eating plan.
 

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Food and Health

Foods made from soybeans, including tofu, tempeh, edamame, soy milk, and soy nuts, contain several important nutrients: protein (the only plant food that contains all 8 essential amino acids humans need for health), fiber, iron, calcium, zinc, and B vitamins. Soy foods are also important for what they don’t contain: they don't have any cholesterol ... Danger or Delight? The Latest Take on Soy Foods
Food and Health

Plants produce phytochemicals that not only help the plant stay healthy, but also provide health benefits for us. Phytochemicals are closely associated with the color of fruits and vegetables. Lycopene is found in red tomatoes, watermelon, papaya, red grapefruit, and guava. Health Benefits of Lycopene Lycopene can decrease the risk of cardiovascular disease by improving ... What Can Red Fruits and Vegetables Do For You?
Food and Health

Not a day goes by that you don’t hear about a death or overdose related to opioids. According to the CDC, “In 2016, more than 64,000 people died from drug overdoses in the U.S., the most of any year on record and a 19% increase from 2015. More than...
Cooking, Food and Health

To help prevent heart disease, nutrition and health experts advise us to eat fish a couple times each week...