Cooking

What is the optimal or ideal body weight? It depends on how you define it. The optimal body weight for an Olympic weight lifter, Sumo wrestler, or professional football lineman is well above a body mass index (BMI) of 30, at least in terms of athletic success. However, in...
 
Food and Health, Prevention

More and more research studies suggest a connection between healthy diet and brain health, but new research shows evidence that what we eat as we age may need to change. A study of 139,000 elderly Australians by Dr. Luna Xu, a UTS research fellow, discovered strong associations between certain...
 

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

If you want to stay physically strong and mentally vibrant as you age, eating to promote a healthy microbiome is one strategy to consider.
Prevention

The argument surrounding diet versus exercise for weight loss seems as old as the chicken and egg theory. We all recognize that chronic dieting is difficult and not the best for our psyche in the long term. Now, a new study shines some light on the question of why...
Cooking, Prevention

We’ve heard the recommendation to reduce the amount of added sugar we consume in order to promote good health, but what exactly is added sugar? And what is the difference between added sugar and naturally-occurring sugars?