Food and Health, Prevention

Any time we switch from pale "greens" like iceberg lettuce to darker-colored leafy greens like kale, spinach and Romaine, we gain important phytochemicals and antioxidants that are present in larger quantities in darker-colored vegetables...
 
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Figure 1 An editorial in a February issue of American Family Physician proposed a simple way for physicians to communicate treatment priorities for patients with type 2 diabetes. Their "hand" illustration re-prioritizes treatment goals. It conveys that glycemic control or blood sugar (BS) control is no longer the top priority. The new medical treatment priority ... A Better Way to Lend a Hand to Diabetes Patients
 
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Loss of vision and blindness in older Americans is due primarily to macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma and cataract formation. A diet high in fruits and vegetables, particularly those rich in carotenoids, has been associated with a reduced risk of macular degeneration and cataracts. Cardiovascular risk factors like diabetes,...
 
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Australian researchers looked at the association between the intake of red meat or chicken and the subsequent risk of AMD in 6,734 people aged 58–69 years from 1990 to 1994. Meat intake was estimated from a food frequency questionnaire. 10 years later these researchers used digital macular photographs of...
 

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.
 
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In his new book, Eat Right Electrolyte1, Dr. Rex W. Hawkins makes a strong case for why the modern American diet contains far too much salt and too little potassium, magnesium and calcium. This electrolyte imbalance alters the mineral balance in the body and promotes many diseases that reduce the quality life and hasten death. Dr. ... Eat Right Electrolyte