The American Heart Association (AHA) released nutrition recommendations based on research published in the journal Circulation. The AHA Blueprint for Healthy Eating summarizes the scientific evidence on the healthiest food choices into practical tips health professionals can share with their patients to prevent cardiovascular disease. While the Blueprint contains...
 

The purpose of nutrition month is to help the public become aware of the importance of good nutrition and a healthful eating plan.
 

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Food and Health

Despite the popularity of cutting carbs like bread, cereal, and pasta, science continues to support eating whole grains for best health.
Food and Health, Kids

We love brightly-colored foods, but what is the difference between the color in a bright red apple or the deep red frosting on a cupcake? Have you ever wondered how food manufacturers add colors to food such as yellow margarine, green mint-flavored ice cream, or blue yogurt? The FDA has a long list of approved ... Food Colorings: What are they, why are they used, and are they safe?
Food and Health

Bone broth is one of the hottest foods on the market today. Did you know that sales of shelf-stable bone broth more than tripled in 2017 compared to 2016? So, will drinking bone broth improve your health, or is it simply good marketing for traditional broth or stock? What...
Food and Health, Prevention

The results of the ASCEND study and the recent Cochrane review add to the growing body of research that shows taking omega-3 supplements is of no help for treating or preventing CVD and will not reduce the risk of congestive heart failure, coronary heart disease, ischemic stroke, and sudden...