Food and Health, Prevention

While most people associate excess weight with diabetes and heart disease, obesity is also connected to an increased risk of several different cancers, in addition to a worse prognosis and survival rate. Researchers have discovered obesity-related processes that speed tumor growth, including chronic inflammation and metabolic alterations. However, details...
 

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

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Food and Health

Despite their caloric density, certain nuts may also aid weight control...
Food and Health, Prevention

Updated once every five years, the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) is largely based on a report written by the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee of scientific and health experts. The Committee uses the latest scientific research to develop recommendations to update the DGA. They released their report in July. After a period of public input, ... Updated Added Sugar Recommendations from the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee
Food and Health

A calorie is a unit of measure that determines the amount of heat needed to increase the temperature of one kilogram of water from 0 to 1 degree Celsius...
Prevention

Last month we discussed the challenge of helping overweight clients lose and then keep off excess body fat stores and how data from the National Weight Control Registry and similar data from other countries can provide some insights. Of course, knowing what the relatively small percent of people did...