While this research may someday lead to medical treatments that will help treat and perhaps help prevent deaths from aggressive colon cancers it also reinforces what we already know can help reduce the risk of developing and dying from colon cancers, which are the #1 cancer killer of non-smoking...
 

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

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

Growing research is helping to explain why following a healthy diet, exercising regularly, and reducing excess body fat and keeping it off will also help reduce the risk of developing numerous types of cancer...
Food and Health, Prevention

Including a variety of fruits and vegetables in your diet is a more reasonable way to improve health instead of using supplements...
Food and Health

Foods made from soybeans, including tofu, tempeh, edamame, soy milk, and soy nuts, contain several important nutrients: protein (the only plant food that contains all 8 essential amino acids humans need for health), fiber, iron, calcium, zinc, and B vitamins. Soy foods are also important for what they don’t...
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...