Cooking, Food and Health

Eating healthy doesn’t have to be difficult, expensive, or time-consuming and can lead to a longer and healthier life.
 

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!
 
Food and Health, Prevention

High blood pressure contributes to about 1,100 deaths each day. For that reason, and because high blood pressure is often without symptoms, it’s been dubbed the “silent killer.”
Food and Health, Prevention

The 2015-2020 United States Dietary Guidelines for Americans (USDG) recommended limiting consumption of red meat. The USDG suggested that both processed and unprocessed meat be limited to approximately 1 weekly serving (1). However, a recent article in the October 2019 Annals of Internal Medicine evaluated four systematic reviews that focused on both observational studies and ... Is Red Meat Now Safe?
Food and Health, Prevention

We’ve been told to avoid red meat and instead choose white meat to lower our cholesterol levels and reduce risk of cardiovascular disease. A new study is the first to delve further into the red meat/white meat recommendations, attempting to identify which specific aspects of red meat lead...
Prevention

The 2015 US Dietary Guidelines (USDG) dropped any limit on dietary cholesterol intake (1). This resulted in a change in dietary advice from those who used the USDG decision to drop limits on dietary cholesterol, which has been good for America’s egg industry but is unlikely to be good...