Food and Health, Prevention

In a recent study of over 68,200 men and women (between the ages of 45 and 83) that were monitored for 16 years, subjects that ate an anti-inflammatory diet had an 18% lower risk of dying from any cause compared to subjects who did not follow the diet as...
 
Food and Health

I don’t think a day goes by that I don’t hear about the latest diet a person is following. It may be at a party, in the store, or my office. I watch how people pile their plates with burgers, ribs and salad and forgo the bun or potato salad at a BBQ. It’s quite ... Moderation: Still the Right Way to Go
 
Food and Health, Prevention

Good news for fruit and veggie lovers! Healthy eating habits may defy aging by maintaining the health and youth of cells. Scientists note that the best indicator of biological aging is cellular aging (examining cellular DNA) versus measuring age in years. Telomeres are the ends of chromosomes that indicate...
 
Food and Health, Kids

We love brightly-colored foods, but what is the difference between the color in a bright red apple or the deep red frosting on a cupcake? Have you ever wondered how food manufacturers add colors to food such as yellow margarine, green mint-flavored ice cream, or blue yogurt? The FDA...
 

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.
 
Kids

Are you as an educator having trouble getting kids to eat enough fruits and vegetables? Do your clients struggle with getting their children to get the necessary servings of fruits and veggies per day? A new plate may help! A recent study in a Colorado preschool found that providing children’s plates with compartments with images ... Picture This