Getting Enough Vitamin D
Earlier this week, we explored the importance of vitamin D in osteoporosis prevention, as well as cancer prevention and health improvement. Many different products contain vitamin D, but not all of them are good for you. In this article, we'll explore some healthful -- and not-so-healthful -- sources of this vital vitamin.
Osteoporosis Prevention and Vitamin D
Vitamin D appears to be very critical for health, especially in the prevention of osteoporosis and cancers, including breast, prostate, ovarian and colon cancer. This article explores the different types of vitamin D and their roles in the body.
The purpose of nutrition month is to help the public become aware of the importance of good nutrition and a healthful eating plan.
Prizes and Incentives for Nutrition Classes, Wellness Fairs, Employee Wellness Programs
Health fair prizes or incentives can move games, presentations, and activities from good to great!
Osteoporosis and Cholesterol
Since it's osteoporosis awareness month, today we're going to talk about the link between cholesterol and osteoporosis. In this article, we explore the growing scientific evidence that suggests that the same type of diet that promotes the hardening of the arteries may also promote osteoporosis. Higher levels of LDL in the blood may not only lead to blocked and calcified arteries but also thinned and decalcified bones.
April is National Cancer Awareness Month. The American Institute of Cancer Research recommends eating a healthful, phytochemical-rich diet, exercising, and maintaining a healthful weight in order to reduce your cancer risk by 30%. Too busy at work to adhere to these guidelines? Just follow these suggestions for strategies to use on the job to reduce your risk of cancer and heart disease.
Where IS the Beef?
Very lean beef is a good choice for consumers who can find and afford it. But there is more to a heart healthy diet than beef. In this post, Dr. James Kenney evaluates questionable claims based on a short-term study.
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!