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  For more than 50 years, heart disease has killed more Americans than any other disease. The #3 killer for the same time period has been strokes. While most strokes are not fatal, most nonfatal strokes destroy part of the brain leading to the loss of cognitive function and/or...
 

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!
 
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The June 2012 issue of the Nutrition Action Health Letter skewered two of America's more infamous MDs with long histories of promoting nutrition quackery. Both Drs. Mehmet Oz and Joseph Mercola have apparently gone cuckoo for coconuts. They both claim it is a healthy fat that can help slim you down. However, their claim and ... More Quacks Go Cuckoo for Coconuts
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Elevated levels of homocysteine (Hcy) in the blood have been associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Low levels of vitamins B-6, B-12, and folate can contribute to elevated levels of Hcy leading to hopes that supplements of these 3 B- vitamins might reduce the risk heart disease and senility. ... Can B Vitamins Slow Progression of Dementia?
Food and Health, Prevention

Too much salt can be very dangerous for your health. New studies indicate that there may be a link between sodium consumption, stroke, and senility!
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What is homocysteine? Homocysteine is made from methionine, which is found in large amounts in all animal proteins. Why should I lower it? Too much homocysteine in the blood has been shown to raise the risk of coronary heart dis- ease, stroke and peripheral vascular disease. Several studies have...