Cooking, Food and Health

Quick question: mushrooms are vegetables, right? We find mushrooms in the produce section of the grocery store and the USDA includes mushrooms in the list of vegetable choices, but technically, mushrooms are fungi. Yet who wants to eat a fungus? Well, it turns out that mushrooms are great for...
 

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

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

At first glance, cacao and cocoa almost seem like the same word, but technically they describe two different products...
Cooking, Prevention

Need one more reason to enjoy a cup of joe every day? Sip on this! Researchers from the University of Nottingham have found that “brown fat,” our body’s fat-fighting defense, may be stimulated by drinking a cup of coffee. Brown fat may be key to fighting obesity and diabetes. The study, published in the journal ... A New Take on an Old Brew
Food and Health, Prevention

Stomach cancer is the #3 cause of cancer deaths worldwide...
Food and Health, Prevention

We all know that sodium is linked to high blood pressure, increased stroke risk, and many other health issues. It can be harder, however, to actually find the top sources of sodium in our eating patterns and reduce those sources.