Food and Health, Prevention

Despite the risk for food allergy, the latest recommendations from the US Dietary Guideline Advisory Committee suggests increasing intake of nuts...
 

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

Health fair prizes or incentives can move games, presentations, and activities from good to great!
 


I usually think of dried cranberries and raisins as interchangeable in recipes. The other day, I was talking with some folks about adding dried cranberries instead of raisins to a broccoli salad. We were trying to liven up the color, flavor, and nutrition. Someone commented that “we shouldn’t add cranberries because they have so much ... Cranberries, Raisins, and Added Sugars
Food and Health, Prevention

In a blink of an eye, five years have passed and the Scientific Report of the 2020 US Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee has been published. The health consequences of eating processed meats like hot dogs, bacon and deli meat were evident when the 2015 guidelines were set, and the research to eat them sparingly has ... Red Meat and Your Health
Cooking, Food and Health

Plant-based burgers are having a moment. These new-fangled vegetarian patties are gaining fans among meat lovers. Vegetarians and non-vegetarians alike find plant-based meat alternatives - the type designed to mimic the taste and texture of meat - in fast food restaurants, other restaurants and mainstream supermarkets. According to research...
Cooking, Food and Health

Which foods contain more nutrients – raw or cooked? The answer isn’t as clear as you might expect. There are many different food preparation methods, with some involving heat to bake, steam, roast, or fry; we eat other foods raw, and some foods dried or sprouted. Each food preparation...