Although the benefits of calorie restriction have been known for a while, new research shows the nitty gritty of cellular pathways and how eating less protects against aging...
 
Cooking, Prevention

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...
 

The purpose of nutrition month is to help the public become aware of the importance of good nutrition and a healthful eating plan.
 

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

One thing that this reviewer has learned over many decades as a registered dietitian and nutrition research specialist is that the nutrition field has always been prone to diets, fads, and what might be called irrational exuberance about the claimed health benefits of a wide variety of food supplements. Some of you may recall when ... Niacin Ineffective for Reducing CVD
Food and Health, Prevention

The most common cause of dementia, accounting for about 60% of all cases of dementia, is Alzheimer's disease (AD). AD is a debilitating and incurable brain disease that affects about six million Americans age 65 and older. Current pharmacological treatments are of little benefit and do little or nothing to slow the progression of the ... Diet and the Risk of Dementia


Evidence continues to mount that a low-salt DASH-style diet can effectively lower elevated BP and alter numerous other known and suspected CVD risk factors...