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