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In a society obsessed with getting thin fast, it is no surprise that fad diets have been around for over a century.  In fact, an Atkins-type diet, a high protein, low-carb regime, was introduced in 1860 London (by William Banting). Unfortunately, fad diets are creating an opposite result –...
 
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These 5 steps should be the major and most important ones you and your family follow for better health. Major food-related health risks: 1. Not getting enough fruits, vegetables and whole grains.  Visit www.choosemyplate.gov for individualized serving recommendations for these groups and the milk and meat categories. 2. Eating...
 
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1. A plant-based diet can help prevent disease. True or False? Answer: True. A meat-based diet's high fat (especially saturated fat), low-fiber content contributes to obesity, diabetes, certain cancers, and heart disease. A plant-based diet, along with adequate exercise, can help prevent these diseases. 2. A plant-based diet is a vegetarian diet. True or False? ... Test Your Knowledge of a Plant-based Diet
 
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The best nutrition advice is based on science and fact.  Before making changes to your diet make sure that you know the facts and that the practices are based on good science and not myths and misinformation. Here are five popular nutrition myths along with the facts you need...
 
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The best nutrition is based on science and fact. This fact sheet lists some nutrition myth-information for hot topics. Coconut Oil Many folks are switching from their unsaturated or monounsaturated fats to the saturated coconut oil touted as promoting heart health, improving blood lipid levels and stimulating metabolism and...