Food and Health, Prevention

Did you know that the risk of several chronic, degenerative diseases may be reduced by adopting a Mediterranean diet?
 
Prevention

Some aspects of the paleo diet, such as the low sodium/potassium ratio, have credible scientific support but the now widespread belief among Paleo theologists that CVD is largely promoted by the intake of carbohydrates (including from their perspective even whole grains and legumes) rather than an excessive intake of animal foods high in saturated fat and cholesterol is without scientific merit. Indeed, even when the dietary saturated fat and cholesterol are derived almost entirely from omega-3 rich seafood, the scientific evidence shows that it will raise LDL-cholesterol levels and promote coronary artery disease.
 
Food and Health, Prevention

Buying yogurt in bulk is a good idea: Choose non-fat instead of whole milk yogurt for less saturated fat and more protein, then choose plain instead of sweetened yogurt for less sugar and more calcium. In fact, you can add flavor to your yogurt by topping it with fresh...
 
Food and Health, Prevention

Overall, healthful plant-based foods were associated with lower risk of heart disease while unhealthful plant-based and animal-derived products were linked with a higher risk of disease...
 

Putting together a comprehensive and engaging cooking demonstration is hard work -- but that's about to change.
 

These fun and educational incentives make the perfect prizes, rewards, awards, and gifts for health and wellness promotion. Set them up at your next wellness fair, nutrition class, or company raffle.
 
Prevention

Martha Clare Morris, a nutritional epidemiologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, conducted a research study using a nutrition approach she developed called the MIND diet, a combination of the DASH and Mediterranean diet plans...