Food and Health, Prevention

A recent study published in the Journal of Clinical Nutrition indicates there’s more at stake than our waistlines when it comes to ultra-processed foods and drinks. Results of a large study done by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal) found that intake of ultra-processed foods and drink may...
 

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!
 
Cooking, Food and Health

A new study gives more reason to “go fish” and reduce animal-based protein sources in your diet. According to a new study from Northwestern Medicine and Cornell University, consuming just 2 servings of beef, processed meat, or poultry on a weekly basis has been found to raise the risk of cardiovascular disease by 3 to ... Meatless Monday and Beyond!
Cooking

If you think inflammation only impacts your hands or heart, think again. Sadly, inflammation is directly connected to the development of cancer. While heart disease is certainly deadly, the word cancer stops most people in their tracks. This week we’ll focus on how reducing inflammation can reduce your risk for the big C. Inflammation impacts ... Inflammation and Cancer
Food and Health, Prevention

In a blink of an eye, five years have passed and the Scientific Report of the 2020 US Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee has been published. The health consequences of eating processed meats like hot dogs, bacon and deli meat were evident when the 2015 guidelines were set, and the...
Food and Health, Prevention

Dr. Fraser’s study suggests that the recent editorial by Dr. Johnston’s group may well be significantly underestimating the adverse health effects of red and processed meats...