Food and Health, Prevention

In today’s high-technology world, scientists are starting to envision being able to pinpoint accurate nutrition plans for each person based on their individual genetics, physical activity, sleep habits, microbiome (trillions of different species of microbes that are found primarily in our digestive tract and also spread throughout the body),...
 

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

Health fair prizes or incentives can move games, presentations, and activities from good to great!
 
Food and Health, Prevention

High blood pressure contributes to about 1,100 deaths each day. For that reason, and because high blood pressure is often without symptoms, it’s been dubbed the “silent killer.”
Food and Health, Prevention

A new study by researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Health finds that the bacteria in our guts and how it interacts with metabolic organs such as fat tissue and immune cells, may impact the risk of obesity in children.
Food and Health, Prevention

We all know that sodium is linked to high blood pressure, increased stroke risk, and many other health issues. It can be harder, however, to actually find the top sources of sodium in our eating patterns and reduce those sources.
Food and Health

You have likely heard the connection between a high-fat diet, aging, and risk for diabetes and other chronic problems. But did you know that these factors may also impact your immune system?