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?
 

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

Looking for compelling nutrition posters to brighten your walls with motivation and education? You have come to the right place!
 


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

Foods made from soybeans, including tofu, tempeh, edamame, soy milk, and soy nuts, contain several important nutrients: protein (the only plant food that contains all 8 essential amino acids humans need for health), fiber, iron, calcium, zinc, and B vitamins. Soy foods are also important for what they don’t contain: they don't have any cholesterol ... Danger or Delight? The Latest Take on Soy Foods
Food and Health

Plants produce phytochemicals that not only help the plant stay healthy, but also provide health benefits for us. Phytochemicals are closely associated with the color of fruits and vegetables. Lycopene is found in red tomatoes, watermelon, papaya, red grapefruit, and guava. Health Benefits of Lycopene Lycopene can decrease the...


New research suggests that adding highly-processed fiber to already processed foods may impact human health in a negative way...