Food and Health, Prevention

Any time we switch from pale "greens" like iceberg lettuce to darker-colored leafy greens like kale, spinach and Romaine, we gain important phytochemicals and antioxidants that are present in larger quantities in darker-colored vegetables...
 

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!
 
Food and Health, Kids

Remember the Nutrients of Concern series we ran about the Dietary Guidelines for Americans? It turns out that -- in addition to calcium, dietary fiber, potassium, and vitamin D, which are of concern for almost all Americans -- there are additional nutrients of concern for specific groups. Let's tackle them today!
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Have you or someone you love been diagnosed with prediabetes? Here?s what you need to know.
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Whole Grains Linked to Reduced Prediabetes Risk  New research indicates that eating whole grains is associated with a decreased risk of prediabetes, a blood sugar elevation that can precede diabetes in adults. www.reuters.com/article/2012/12/20/us-whole-grains-prediabetes-idUSBRE8BJ1A220121220 Veggie and Cheese Snacks Help Kids to Eat Fewer Calories According to a recent study, snacks......
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Two thirds of patients with diabetes mellitus (Type 2 DM), or adult onset diabetes, will die of cardiovascular disease. Much of the increased risk from cardiovascular disease in Type 2 DM results from insulin resistance. People who have insulin resistance, even though their blood sugar levels remain in the...