Food and Health

Consuming just one extra serving of fruit and vegetables daily could have the same effect on mental health as walking 8 extra days per month...
 

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

Health fair prizes or incentives can move games, presentations, and activities from good to great!
 
Cooking

Cruciferous vegetables are being researched for their cancer-inhibiting phytochemicals. See an excellent summary from cancer.gov or download a fact sheet from the National Institute of Health. Cruciferous vegetables are a part of the Brassica genus of plants and include these vegetables: Arugula Bok choy Broccoli Brussels sprouts Cabbage Cauliflower Collard greens Horseradish Kale Radishes Rutabaga ... 24 GREAT Serving Ideas for Cruciferous Vegetables
Food and Health

Plants produce phytochemicals that not only help the plant stay healthy, but also provide health benefits for us. Phytochemicals are closely associated with the color of fruits and vegetables. Lycopene is found in red tomatoes, watermelon, papaya, red grapefruit, and guava. Health Benefits of Lycopene Lycopene can decrease the risk of cardiovascular disease by improving ... What Can Red Fruits and Vegetables Do For You?


The antioxidant potential of pomegranate juice is more than that of red wine and green tea...
Food and Health, Prevention

The food you eat affects every living cell in your body. From providing energy to padding organs, we need food for every part of our bodies. So, if you're looking for good health, try eating from head to toe...