Food and Health, Prevention

Valentine’s Day is supposed to be a holiday centered around the heart, but a candy and dessert overload doesn't exactly promote heart health. Here are a few ideas for creative Valentine's Day gifts that are great for your heart!
 

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

Looking for compelling nutrition posters to brighten your walls with motivation and education? You have come to the right place!
 
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The new US Dietary Guideline level for sodium for all African-Americans, and those with elevated BP and those 51 and older is less than 1500 mg per day. For the rest of the population it is up to 2300 mg. Most people consume 3000-5000 mg per day so either of these are major cuts in ... Single Salty Meal Impairs Artery Function
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2010 Dietary Guidelines Hightlights include: REDUCE: daily sodium intake to less than 2,300 milligrams (mg) and further reduce intake to 1,500 mg if you are are 51 and older and if you are are African American or have hypertension, diabetes, or chronic kidney disease. Reduce the intake of SOFAS, which are calories from solid fats ... 2011 Year In Review
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One of our favorite media dietitians called and she was frantic. Her request? She needed an 8 hour bootcamp for a PowerPoint presentation to a group of marketing experts for a food company. Of course she only had a week so she needed our help. We worked on it...
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Dietary Guidelines for Americans Summary: Americans aren’t eating food in the proper portions and proportions. According to the guidelines, “In the United States, intakes of vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, and oils are lower than recommended. As a result, dietary intakes of several nutrients, potassium, dietary...