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...
 

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!
 
Food and Health, Prevention

Dr. Fraser’s study suggests that the recent editorial by Dr. Johnston’s group may well be significantly underestimating the adverse health effects of red and processed meats...
Food and Health, Prevention

According to the CDC, "Handwashing education in the community reduces the number of people who get sick with diarrhea by 31%, reduces diarrheal illness in people with weakened immune systems by 58%, and reduces respiratory illnesses, like colds, in the general population by 16-21%.”
Food and Health, Prevention

Recent weight stats for the US are growing -- literally. According to the CDC, the obesity rate for US adults is 40% and 30% of American adults are overweight...
Food and Health, Prevention

A series of articles were published in the November 2019 issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine that came to a very controversial conclusion. A team of researchers led by Dr. Bradley Johnston, an epidemiologist at Dalhousie University in Canada, re-examined much of the available research on the impact...