Prevention, Kids

A new study by researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Health finds that the bacteria in our guts and how it interacts with metabolic organs such as fat tissue and immune cells, may impact the risk of obesity in children.
 

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

Health fair prizes or incentives can move games, presentations, and activities from good to great!
 
Cooking

Looking for a great gift for the aspiring chef in your life? Check out Judy Doherty, PC II's collection of favorite kitchen gadgets...


Portion Control and A Healthy Plate Makes A Difference Demonstrate portion control by showing two plates with identical holiday foods. The plate with smaller portions of higher calorie foods and larger portions of lower calorie foods often saves 550 calories over the one which is visa versa. The Holiday Survival Challenge Have a contest to ... Holiday Education: Survival Challenge, Portion Control, Practice Parties and More Activity Ideas for Holidays
Cooking, Food and Health

Quick question: mushrooms are vegetables, right? We find mushrooms in the produce section of the grocery store and the USDA includes mushrooms in the list of vegetable choices, but technically, mushrooms are fungi. Yet who wants to eat a fungus? Well, it turns out that mushrooms are great for...
Cooking, Food and Health

As the holidays get into full swing, dishes like roasts and baked hams and turkeys all start appearing at festive gatherings with increased regularity. So, how can you navigate these meals while making healthful choices?