Prevention

Martha Clare Morris, a nutritional epidemiologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, conducted a research study using a nutrition approach she developed called the MIND diet, a combination of the DASH and Mediterranean diet plans...
 
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What is Saturated Fat? Saturated fat is found mainly in animal foods, such as butter, milk and milk products, beef and pork, chicken skin, and lard. Coconut, palm and palm kernel oils are also saturated fats. Most health experts agree that a diet high in saturated fat increases your risk of heart disease by raising ... Let’s Talk About Saturated Fat
 
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Health gurus, tv doctors, and tons of blogs have all been abuzz with a new health food trend, rhapsodizing about the wonders of coconut oil. But is all this hype actually merited? After all, wasn’t coconut oil once touted as the evil ingredient in movie popcorn? What has changed?...
 
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Take Them With You Dina Chaimovitch, with the Toronto Public Health's Invite Us Along Campaign, did a short presentation that focused on how easy it is to “take them along.” She demonstrated a dip recipe and provided little clear cups with dip on the bottom and strips of celery,...
 

Putting together a comprehensive and engaging cooking demonstration is hard work -- but that's about to change.
 

Every poster contains information that is evidence-based, accurate and up-to-date. Richly-colored, graphic design and style educates, entertains and decorates.
 
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Why: More veggies, more fun, more creative - everyone loves a buffet and this is a great idea to have planned leftovers that are ready to go for lunch or dinner the next day. How: 1) MASH - our new favorite way to make veggies in our kitchen - cauliflower, squash, potatoes, sweet potatoes, tomatoes, ... Mix and Mash A Great Buffet