Kids

When my son was 6 years old he came home from school and proudly told me “Beets are nature’s candy!” His class had learned about different vegetables and beets were his favorite because they taste sweeter than many other vegetables when roasted. Beets have made a comeback lately. I've...
 

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

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


The impact of too much added salt over the long term is likely far greater than the relatively modest changes in BP observed in short-term clinical trials...


Credible and Incredible Salt Research Most people in the USA consume far more salt than the preponderance of credible scientific research indicates is healthy. Unfortunately, despite the fact that the best quality research has consistently shown that excessive salt intake is a major cause of hypertension (HTN), CVD, and numerous other ills, there continues to ... Credible and Incredible Salt Research
Food and Health, Prevention

Most people know that consuming less sodium helps lower blood pressure, but the important role of potassium is often overlooked...
Cooking

The American Heart Association and American College of Cardiologists have announced new blood pressure categories, changing what defines high blood pressure from 140/90 mmHg to 130/80 mmHg.