Food and Health, Prevention

"Obese individuals are much more likely to have age-related diseases. This includes neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's, proliferative diseases like cancer, and metabolic diseases themselves, such as Type 2 diabetes, hyperlipidemia, heart attack, and CVA. Obese people have a higher incidence of all of these..."
 

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

Putting together a comprehensive and engaging cooking demonstration is hard work -- but that's about to change.
 
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It’s that time of year again. The time you must forgo breakfast and cream in your coffee to fast for your annual physical or bio-metric screening at work. Black coffee or water only allowed. We’ve all been through it at least once in our adult lifetime. You have your blood drawn or finger pricked and ... Biometric Makeover For Lipids
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You know the old saying, “If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is”. Yet, year after year, people get duped into believing that the latest fad diet will finally solve their weight problem. According to the CDC, Americans spend 70 billion per year on weight loss. 1 Ironically, what seems “new” is ... Free your clients from fad diets
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Cruciferous vegetables are being researched for their cancer-inhibiting phytochemicals. See an excellent summary from cancer.gov or download a fact sheet from the National Institute of Health. Cruciferous vegetables are a part of the Brassica genus of plants and include these vegetables: Arugula Bok choy Broccoli Brussels sprouts Cabbage Cauliflower...
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While fad diets that demonize carbs are always popular at the start of the New Year, science and common sense still lean towards including them in your diet. A recent large analysis finds that consuming grains, fruits and vegetables reduces the risk of early death from cancer and heart...