Food and Health, Prevention

How do the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans measure up? Find out with Dr. James J Kenney's latest article...
 


The average American has been increasing in weight at least since the 1950s. The reason for this increase in BMI has been debated for decades, but still there is no consensus as to what is causing it. There is no debate today that most Americans are overweight or obese. For many years it was argued ... Sugar-Sweetened Drinks Appear Fattening
 


If your patients and clients are anything like mine, they drink too much sweetened or high calorie beverages. No doubt you’ve spent many hours discussing the virtues of calorie-free water. And no doubt, you hear complaints that water tastes bad or is just plain boring. I usually recommend an inexpensive water...
 


According to the International Osteoporosis Foundation, the lifetime risk of a hip fracture in women is greater than the risk of breast, endometrial and ovarian cancer combined. Osteoporosis weakens bones to the point where even a small trauma can cause a fracture. A 5-year study in Australia found that...
 

Every poster contains information that is evidence-based, accurate and up-to-date. Richly-colored, graphic design and style educates, entertains and decorates.
 

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.
 


If there is an association between coffee drinking and osteoporosis, most people suspect it would be due to the caffeine. One study showed a lower bone mineral density in women who consumed more than 450 mg of caffeine daily. While the evidence suggests that women who consume 5-6 cups of coffee a day or more ... Coffee and Brittle Bones