Food and Health, Prevention

Stomach cancer is the #3 cause of cancer deaths worldwide...
 

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.
 


Exactly what is salt, and how do the different types of salt vary in taste, nutrient content, and use in cooking?
Prevention

The results of the recent twin study showing the strong association between high sodium intake and elevated BP that is independent of central adiposity coupled with Dr. Hinderliter’s study of the DASH diet and exercise program described here confirm research conducted at the Pritikin Center 35+ years ago. Overall, it seems clear that most patients diagnosed with elevated BP could lower their BP sufficiently to avoid the need for BP-drugs.


Credible and Incredible Salt Research Most people in the USA consume far more salt than the preponderance of credible scientific research indicates is healthy. Unfortunately, despite the fact that the best quality research has consistently shown that excessive salt intake is a major cause of hypertension (HTN), CVD, and...
Food and Health

Is there a public health model that could guide us into policies and provide incentives for doing the right thing in dealing with salt toxicity and HTN, which is the #1 cause of death and disability in the USA today?