Food and Health

I don’t think a day goes by that I don’t hear about the latest diet a person is following. It may be at a party, in the store, or my office. I watch how people pile their plates with burgers, ribs and salad and forgo the bun or potato...
 

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, Prevention

Good news for fruit and veggie lovers! Healthy eating habits may defy aging by maintaining the health and youth of cells. Scientists note that the best indicator of biological aging is cellular aging (examining cellular DNA) versus measuring age in years. Telomeres are the ends of chromosomes that indicate how old a cell is. These ... A Plant-Based Eating Pattern May Help You Live Longer
Food and Health, Kids

We love brightly-colored foods, but what is the difference between the color in a bright red apple or the deep red frosting on a cupcake? Have you ever wondered how food manufacturers add colors to food such as yellow margarine, green mint-flavored ice cream, or blue yogurt? The FDA has a long list of approved ... Food Colorings: What are they, why are they used, and are they safe?
Kids

Are you as an educator having trouble getting kids to eat enough fruits and vegetables? Do your clients struggle with getting their children to get the necessary servings of fruits and veggies per day? A new plate may help! A recent study in a Colorado preschool found that providing...
Food and Health

Bone broth is one of the hottest foods on the market today. Did you know that sales of shelf-stable bone broth more than tripled in 2017 compared to 2016? So, will drinking bone broth improve your health, or is it simply good marketing for traditional broth or stock? What...