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Each year, around 240,000 American men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer and about 33,000 will die from it. Thousands who survive prostate cancer end up incontinent, impotent or both as a result of medical treatment. Over the past decade, epidemiological studies, animal studies, and other preclinical data have...
 
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The whole concept behind the 4 Food Groups which became the Food Guide Pyramid which became MyPyramid which is now MyPlate is that you get all of the nutrients you need by balancing your diet with food groups. For example, if you are getting enough fruits and vegetables you...
 

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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Growing evidence continues to undermine the food supplement industry’s mantra that using food supplements can eliminate or at least reduce many of the known and suspected health risks as- sociated with eating the typical modern diet full of refined and processed foods. A diet full of refined grains, sugars and refined oils is often nutrient ... Food over Supplements
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According to the Institute of Medicine nearly 70% of older American women are taking calcium supple- ments hoping to cut their risk of osteoporotic fractures. Most data suggests taking calcium supplements reduce the risk of fractures only slightly. The safety of calcium supplements for women has been largely taken for granted. However, data linking the ... Calcium Supplements Promote Heart Attacks
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 Unless you spend most of your day in the sun, drink more than three cups of D-fortified milk per day, or are particularly fond of fish and mushrooms, chances are you belong to the 70% of Americans who are vitamin D deficient (1). When exposed to the sun our...