Food and Health, Prevention

In today’s high-technology world, scientists are starting to envision being able to pinpoint accurate nutrition plans for each person based on their individual genetics, physical activity, sleep habits, microbiome (trillions of different species of microbes that are found primarily in our digestive tract and also spread throughout the body),...
 

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!
 
Food and Health

New research is finding that fasting may be a better option for weight loss than we thought. It may also provide a whole host of other benefits...
Cooking

We recently interviewed busy parents who are successful at making family mealtime work in their house. We thought they were going to have rules about no TV or smartphone use but what we found is that they are very motivated to keep making the meals so delicious and such a part of their routine that ... Making Family Mealtime Successful
Cooking

Lentils are one of my favorite pulses. They cook fast without soaking and are versatile for so many culinary creations from soups to salads to tacos just to name a few uses. This week I have chosen lentils as a "batch cooking" ingredient. Batch cooking refers to a) cooking...
Cooking

We posted a plant-based shopping list last week and had an overwhelming response to it via visits and downloads. Now comes the next step: what do you do with all of the foods on our list? This week I contemplated solutions to use in place of so many animal-based...