Food and Health

What foods contain Vitamin A? Foods contain two different forms of Vitamin A: preformed Vitamin A (retinol and reinyl ester) that are found in dairy products, eggs, fish, and meat; and provitamin A carotenoids which includes beta-carotene, alpha-carotene and beta-cryptoxanthin found in plants such as leafy green vegetables (spinach,...
 


Although the benefits of calorie restriction have been known for a while, new research shows the nitty gritty of cellular pathways and how eating less protects against aging...
Cooking, Food and Health

A new study gives more reason to “go fish” and reduce animal-based protein sources in your diet. According to a new study from Northwestern Medicine and Cornell University, consuming just 2 servings of beef, processed meat, or poultry on a weekly basis has been found to raise the risk of cardiovascular disease by 3 to ... Meatless Monday and Beyond!
Food and Health

One thing that this reviewer has learned over many decades as a registered dietitian and nutrition research specialist is that the nutrition field has always been prone to diets, fads, and what might be called irrational exuberance about the claimed health benefits of a wide variety of food supplements....
Food and Health

This research suggests some benefit to developing policies and health care practices to improve nutritional status and diet quality, address obesity and high blood pressure in midlife and elderly individuals to improve modifiable risk factors for those with lower verbal fluency scores...