Cooking, Food and Health

We’ve heard the recommendation to reduce the amount of added sugar we consume in order to promote good health, but what exactly is added sugar? And what is the difference between added sugar and naturally-occurring sugars?
 

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

Looking for compelling nutrition posters to brighten your walls with motivation and education? You have come to the right place!
 
Food and Health, Prevention

Growing research is helping to explain why following a healthy diet, exercising regularly, and reducing excess body fat and keeping it off will also help reduce the risk of developing numerous types of cancer...
Food and Health, Prevention

Including a variety of fruits and vegetables in your diet is a more reasonable way to improve health instead of using supplements...
Food and Health, Prevention

"Obese individuals are much more likely to have age-related diseases. This includes neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's, proliferative diseases like cancer, and metabolic diseases themselves, such as Type 2 diabetes, hyperlipidemia, heart attack, and CVA. Obese people have a higher incidence of all of these..."
Prevention, MyPlate

Nutrition Month is finally here! We have been waiting to celebrate for a long time now, but we've also been wondering about where to begin. After we put our heads together, we decided we'd like to start with making a healthful and balanced plate. This lesson can help revitalize...