Energy density and nutrient density are two important terms to understand when making food choices. Foods that are energy dense contain a higher number of calories per serving, while foods that are nutrient dense contain a higher level of vitamins, minerals, and other important nutrients with little or no...
 
Food and Health, Prevention

A Mediterranean eating pattern has not only been found to reduce high blood pressure and the risk for heart disease and diabetes, but also may be linked with a reduction in the risk of developing dementia...
 
Food and Health

New restaurant nutrition labeling guidelines went into effect on May 7, 2018...
 
Food and Health, Prevention

Here are fun "bites" for your social messaging efforts. We chose the topic of a plant based diet using evidence from the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Plant based = MORE vegetables, fruits, whole grains, legumes, nuts, seeds Plant based = LESS animal based foods and processed foods Consistent...
 

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Every poster contains information that is evidence-based, accurate and up-to-date. Richly-colored, graphic design and style educates, entertains and decorates.
 
Food and Health, Prevention

Today we're going to take a closer look at which foods are associated with an increased risk of dementia, and which foods may help prevent risk of developing dementia...