Fiber is Your Friend
This post explores the basics of fiber. Learn about the differences between soluble and insoluble fiber, fiber's health benefits, where to find high-fiber foods, and more!
Salt, Strokes, and Senility
Too much salt can be very dangerous for your health. New studies indicate that there may be a link between sodium consumption, stroke, and senility!
The Perfect Storm for Heart Disease
Public health week continues with this article about the link between diet, exercise, and heart disease. Two recent large, long-term epidemiologic studies add to the growing data linking diet to increased risk of cardiovascular disease morbidity and mortality.
Themes for nutrition classes, presentations, and wellness fairs
Putting together a comprehensive and engaging cooking demonstration is hard work -- but that's about to change.
Cookbooks, Cooking Demo, Aprons
With these incredible kits and resources, all you have to do is place your order, then sit back and wait for your materials to arrive.
Pancreatic Cancer and Diet
Today we're focusing on pancreatic cancer, a dangerous disease that seems to be linked to diet. Very few people who are diagnosed with pancreatic cancer live more than a year or two after the diagnosis. Since pancreatic cancer is nearly always fatal, an ounce of prevention is worth far more than expensive medical treatments. It is increasingly clear that a rich Western diet that leads to weight gain earlier in life, and the development of insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes also likely promotes the development of pancreatic cancer.
Contrasting Tales of Fiber
When new information surfaces about the link between fiber and diverticulosis, Dr. James J. Kenney evaluates the findings to determine whether fiber is still your friend.
Evaluating Sugar Substitutes
Many people use sugar substitutes to reduce their empty calorie intake and improve their health. But do these products actually live up to their hype? In this post, we evaluate various sugar substitutes and reveal the most effective ways to use them.