Food and Health

The first week of National Nutrition Month® is from March 1-7, so I want to make sure that you have everything that you need way ahead of time. This week's theme is Eat a Variety of Nutritious Foods, Every Day, and here is what the Academy of Nutrition and...
 

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

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


March is National Nutrition Month! That's only a few short weeks away -- are you ready to help your clients make the most of it?
Food and Health, Prevention

What we eat has an important impact on our health, yet our daily food choices don’t reflect the science around nutrition and health...
Food and Health

The recently released 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) encourage us to “Make Every Bite Count” for a healthy life, both now and as we age. As you saw in the post Make Every Bite Count!, most Americans struggle with some aspect of healthful, balanced eating. As obesity rates...
Food and Health, Prevention

While most people associate excess weight with diabetes and heart disease, obesity is also connected to an increased risk of several different cancers, in addition to a worse prognosis and survival rate. Researchers have discovered obesity-related processes that speed tumor growth, including chronic inflammation and metabolic alterations. However, details...