Food and Health, Prevention

If you think that daily soda is only bad for your teeth and waistline, think again.  
 
Food and Health, Kids

February is American Heart Month, so what better time is there to help children understand the impact of their choices on their own hearts?
 
Cooking

In the early 1970s, meals made up 82% of adult calorie intake and snacks contributed 18%. Fast-forward to today, and meals make up 77% of calories while snacks contribute 23%.
 


Evidence continues to mount that a low-salt DASH-style diet can effectively lower elevated BP and alter numerous other known and suspected CVD risk factors...
 

These fun and educational incentives make the perfect prizes, rewards, awards, and gifts for health and wellness promotion. Set them up at your next wellness fair, nutrition class, or company raffle.
 

With these incredible kits and resources, all you have to do is place your order, then sit back and wait for your materials to arrive.
 
Prevention

Some aspects of the paleo diet, such as the low sodium/potassium ratio, have credible scientific support but the now widespread belief among Paleo theologists that CVD is largely promoted by the intake of carbohydrates (including from their perspective even whole grains and legumes) rather than an excessive intake of animal foods high in saturated fat and cholesterol is without scientific merit. Indeed, even when the dietary saturated fat and cholesterol are derived almost entirely from omega-3 rich seafood, the scientific evidence shows that it will raise LDL-cholesterol levels and promote coronary artery disease.