A diet high in salt, especially when accompanied by a long term H. pylori infection of the stomach appear to be the two most important environmental factors promoting stomach cancer worldwide. Both these insults damage to the stomach lining reducing the production of protective mucous and acid resulting in...

For the first half of the 20th century, stomach cancer killed more Americans than any other cancer. Today stomach cancer still afflicts over 20 thousand Americans and kills over ten thousand but the incidence has dropped more than 10-fold over the last 70 years. This huge reduction in stomach...

Health fair prizes or incentives can move games, presentations, and activities from good to great!

Looking for compelling nutrition posters to brighten your walls with motivation and education? You have come to the right place!

Stomach cancer was the top cancer killer of Americans for the first half of the 20th century. Its incidence started to decline rapidly in the 1940s due to the increased reliance on refrigerators rather than salting, pickling and smoking to preserve foods. Today stomach cancer still kills nearly 15,000 Americans each year. In the northern ... Stomach Cancer and Salt Intake
Food and Health, MyPlate

Our trip through the food hall at the annual Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo was full of learning opportunities. In this post, we review the top 33 things that we picked up on our visit. We even found a general rule of thumb for most displays and marketing efforts. These elements were neat, engaging, and beautiful, and the focus was on the flavor of food, with a few nutrient benefits sprinkled in for marketing. Marketing efforts extolled offers of more nutrients for fewer calories in many of the featured products.