Food and Health, Prevention

Enrico Forte, an Italian dietitian, has joined us today to talk about the many benefits of a Mediterranean diet. Stop by again on Thursday for a roundup of our favorite Mediterranean recipes!
 

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!
 


The American Heart Association (AHA) recently released updated recommendations for the types of fat Americans consume to reduce risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), the leading global cause of death worldwide. According to 2014 United States statistics, 1 of every 3 deaths was due to heart disease, stroke, or other types of cardiovascular disease. Since 1961, ... New guidelines on fat intake to reduce risk of cardiovascular disease BY AHA
Food and Health, Prevention

It's American Heart Month and I've got a few brand-new resources to share with you! Let's kick things off with this triglyceride factsheet...
Food and Health, Prevention

There are lots of reasons to follow the healthy eating pattern strategies laid out by the latest edition of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. To start, let's take a closer look at the science behind these recommendations...
Food and Health, Prevention

All fat is composed of different fatty acids. There are saturated, monounsaturated and polyunsaturated types. The kinds of fatty acids consumed are more important in influencing health than the total amount of fat in the diet. Animal fats tend to have a higher proportion of saturated fatty acids, and...