Food and Health, Prevention

A Mediterranean eating pattern has not only been found to reduce high blood pressure and the risk for heart disease and diabetes, but also may be linked with a reduction in the risk of developing dementia...
 


This month, we will examine the scientific evidence linking high-protein diets (especially from animal sources) with a wide variety of known and suspected adverse metabolic effects that almost certainly contribute to adverse effects on health and longevity... 
 


For years, partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs), also known as trans fats, have been allowed to lurk in the American food industry despite health concerns that they raise the risk of heart disease and stroke. Luckily, healthier alternatives are in the works. Food manufacturers started working on other oil options...
 
Food and Health

Americans consume only about half as much fiber as recommended. The average intake is a mere 16 grams daily, yet experts tell us that men and women should aim for 38 and 25 grams per day respectively. Getting the right amount – and the right types – of fiber...
 

Putting together a comprehensive and engaging cooking demonstration is hard work -- but that's about to change.
 

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.
 
Food and Health, Prevention

While DHA and EPA most often function together, DHA plays a starring role in several crucial areas...