Food and Health

Plants produce phytochemicals that not only help the plant stay healthy, but also provide health benefits for us. Phytochemicals are closely associated with the color of fruits and vegetables. Lycopene is found in red tomatoes, watermelon, papaya, red grapefruit, and guava. Health Benefits of Lycopene Lycopene can decrease the...
 

The purpose of nutrition month is to help the public become aware of the importance of good nutrition and a healthful eating plan.
 

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

The food you eat affects every living cell in your body. From providing energy to padding organs, we need food for every part of our bodies. So, if you're looking for good health, try eating from head to toe...
Prevention

Drinking green tea is associated with a lower incidence of cardiovascular disease and cancer where oxidative stress plays an important role...
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...
Prevention

Regularly choosing foods that are associated with a decreased risk of prostate cancer as part of an overall healthful and well-balanced diet may provide some benefit...