Potassium is great for your heart, but many people aren’t getting nearly enough of it. On the flip side, most Americans are consuming way too much sodium, and we mean waaaaaaaaaaaaay too much sodium. Take a look at our strategies for balancing sodium and potassium intake!
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.
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...
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.
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!
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.
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!