Food and Health, Prevention

The average salt intake of Americans and all modern societies far exceeds what is needed and this excessive intake appears to be promoting many serious diseases including elevated blood pressure (BP) and hypertension (HTN). There is also no doubt that HTN is a major risk factor for damage to...
 

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

Putting together a comprehensive and engaging cooking demonstration is hard work -- but that's about to change.
 
Food and Health, Prevention

There has long been concern that a low total cholesterol and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) may cause an increased risk of a hemorrhagic stroke. This concern arose because epidemiological studies found a correlation between low serum cholesterol levels and a greater risk of experiencing a hemorrhagic stroke (1, 2). Another recent prospective study examined the ... Does Low LDL-C Promote Hemorrhagic Stroke?
Cooking, MyPlate

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

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...