Food and Health

As an educator, I try really hard to “walk the talk.”  Sometimes that’s hard to do. Or sometimes I think I’m doing fairly well while following a recommendation, but it turns out that I'm not doing so well at all
 

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Food and Health

We’re moving into the third month of our Positive Resolutions for 2021 project. With this project, the goal is to achieve one new, positive goal each month this year, adding each new goal onto the goals from past months. That way, at the end of the year, you’ll have twelve new habits and a healthier ... Get Some Whole Grains
Food and Health, Prevention

Some simple swaps in your diet could make a significant difference in your risk for coronary heart disease (CHD), according to a recent study published in the British Medical Journal. Adding beans, nuts, or soy-based foods in place of red meat may be just the ticket. Including whole grains as well as dairy products in ... Simple Swaps May Save Your Heart
Food and Health, Prevention

While most people associate excess weight with diabetes and heart disease, obesity is also connected to an increased risk of several different cancers, in addition to a worse prognosis and survival rate. Researchers have discovered obesity-related processes that speed tumor growth, including chronic inflammation and metabolic alterations. However, details...
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,...