Food and Health, Prevention

Maintaining a healthy weight through a balanced diet and regular physical activity may aid in prevention of damaged fat cells...
 
Cooking

Spring and summer bring tons of fresh vegetables from gardens, farmers' markets, and grocery stores. The latest farmers' market bounty included ripe beefsteak tomatoes, baby turnip greens, baby carrots, baby bok choy, asparagus, and spinach. Here's what we made with our delicious haul from the farmer's market in Boulder, Colorado...
 


For years, partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs), also known as trans fats, have been allowed to lurk in the American food industry despite health concerns that they raise the risk of heart disease and stroke. Luckily, healthier alternatives are in the works. Food manufacturers started working on other oil options...
 


Food manufacturers have many different sweetener choices: sweeteners that contain calories like sugar, high fructose corn syrup, and honey, and sweeteners that are very low in calories like sucralose (Splenda), aspartame( Equal, NutraSweet), and stevia. Allulose is one of the newer low-calorie sweeteners. Allulose, also known as psicose or...
 

Putting together a comprehensive and engaging cooking demonstration is hard work -- but that's about to change.
 

Choose from over 100 different nutrition posters, health posters, and motivational wellness posters, that will make your walls beautiful and educational.
 


For many years there have been suggestions from a growing number of researchers and clinicians that a protein intake greater than the current recommended dietary allowance (RDA of 0.8g protein/Kg body weight) would help maintain lean body mass (LBM) and help prevent the loss of strength and function in older adults that leads to sarcopenia. ... Is the Protein RDA Too Low?