Prevention

Prioritizing sleep is an important tool to prevent prediabetes from progressing to type 2 diabetes...
 

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

The recent updates to the nutrition facts label show off a new, cleaner design that’s meant to make it easier to quickly identify useful information. The updates also reflect the most recent scientific research on the links between food choices and chronic disease so that you can make healthy, great-tasting choices for you and your family...
Food and Health, Prevention

According to the World Cancer Research Fund and the American Institute for Cancer Research, between 30 and 50% of all cancers are preventable by making healthy lifestyle choices, avoiding occupational carcinogens and environmental pollution, and treating some types of long-term infections...
Prevention

The 2015 US Dietary Guidelines (USDG) dropped any limit on dietary cholesterol intake (1). This resulted in a change in dietary advice from those who used the USDG decision to drop limits on dietary cholesterol, which has been good for America’s egg industry but is unlikely to be good...
Food and Health, Prevention

I’m often asked these questions, and I bet you’ve thought about them yourself: Which is better for my heart – margarine or butter? What type of cooking oil should I use for a heart healthy diet? What is the latest guideline on eggs? Why do guidelines on margarine, butter,...