Food and Health, MyPlate

"Americans consume too much sodium. High sodium consumption raises blood pressure, and high blood pressure is a major risk factor for heart disease and stroke. Heart disease and stroke are the nation’s first and third leading causes of death"
 


When you're on vacation, keep an eye on what I call "your mindful eating compass" – the inner sense of what and how you’re eating.
 
Food and Health, MyPlate

How do you feel about orange juice and other 100% juice beverages? Whether you're all for them or totally against them or somewhere in between here's another perspective to consider, from James J. Kenney, PhD, FACN...
 


Summer is cooking demo season! That's why I want to offer 15 key questions I ask myself before every cooking demonstration in order to ensure a successful session...
 

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

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

More research is needed to further elucidate how added dietary salt may be contributing to overeating, weight gain, insulin resistance, and type 2 DM. However, given the overwhelming evidence linking increased salt intake with the development of hypertension and cardiovascular disease, there is no reason not to make it clear that most people would be far better off limiting their sodium intake to no more than about 1500mg/day...