Food and Health, Prevention

Obesity and other consequences of a poor diet are not just affecting Americans. According to a recent study published in the Lancet, researchers from the Global Burden of Disease study have discovered 15 factors in 195 countries that could be improved through better diet...
 

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

While high blood sugar is an outward sign of prediabetes and type 2 diabetes, it is not the only problem to treat with lifestyle changes and medications With higher-than-average risks for developing other health problems, careful attention must be paid to preventing heart disease, stroke and some cancers.


It’s possible for people with type 2 diabetes to lower blood sugar levels to healthy, non-diabetic levels with weight loss and exercise...


Walking, biking, lifting, and other movement can help you stop prediabetes. And the exercise benefit is separate from weight loss, which also helps prevent type 2 diabetes. If your goal is to halt or even reverse prediabetes, give your exercise routine a 3-prong approach.
Food and Health, Kids

New research suggests that food neophobia, a fear of trying new foods, may impact quality of diet and have serious health consequences like heart disease and type 2 diabetes. A study done by the Finnish National Institute for Health and Welfare, the University of Helsinki, and the University of...