Food and Health, Prevention

Could cutting back on certain foods high in the amino acid methionine halt the development and progression of inflammation and autoimmune diseases such as multiple sclerosis in those at high risk? New research published in Cell Metabolism says yes. While methionine is a non-essential amino acid that can be...
 

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!
 
Cooking, Food and Health

Let's talk cheese... There is a huge variety of cheeses on supermarket shelves today, but which one is best for your health? And how can you ever wade through all the varieties? We've compared a few of the most common cheeses to help you find to cheese that most closely matches your nutrition goals. Check ... Cheese Comparison Chart
Food and Health

Do you ever find yourself standing in line at a coffee shop or restaurant with a large display board that lists all the available foods and beverages along with their calorie content, trying to decide if you really want the large size fries with 490 calories or whether the medium size with 320 calories will ... How Do They Calculate Calories on Food Labels?
Food and Health, Prevention

The rise in obesity in the US has led to an increase in fatty liver disease, including in children. Now a new study out of Texas A & M finds that a common compound in vegetables may help combat fatty liver disease. The research, published in Hepatology, showed how...


Much of the added sodium in the typical American diet comes not from the salt shaker but from processed and restaurant foods. Untangling which foods are low in sodium can be harder than you think, which is why I've created this low-sodium shopping list.