Food and Health, Prevention

National and international health organizations recommend that we consume an average of 250 to 500 mg of EPA + DHA daily, yet adults in the US consume only about 90 mg per day, a far cry from the amounts recommended to support healthy hearts, eyes, and brains...
 
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...
 
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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,...
 

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.
 

Choose from over 100 different nutrition posters, health posters, and motivational wellness posters, that will make your walls beautiful and educational.
 
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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 both eyes to determine if AMD ... Red Meat Promotes AMD Blindness