It has been suggested that variations in genetic makeup make it easier for some people to lose weight than others when it comes to certain diets. Interest in genomic testing and dietary advice based on one’s genes is increasing. And we are not talking about theories that suggest people’s...
 


“From my perspective as an organic farmer and a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, small scale, organic, local and sustainable agriculture isn't just a benefit to a community, it's the glue that bonds communities together and is the only way to improve the health of our soils, our health, and our pocket books.”
 
Food and Health, Prevention

Not enough sleep is linked with obesity, physical inactivity, mistakes at work, car crashes, and 10 chronic health conditions: heart attack, coronary heart disease, stroke, asthma, COPD, cancer, arthritis, depression, chronic kidney disease, and diabetes.
 
Food and Health

Though many people think that snacking frequently is good for blood sugar control, weight management, and overall health, researchers have never identified an ideal pattern of eating frequency. In fact, there are several reasons that you may want to cut back on snacking… 
 

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

These fun and educational incentives make the perfect prizes, rewards, awards, and gifts for health and wellness promotion. Set them up at your next wellness fair, nutrition class, or company raffle.
 
Food and Health

National Nutrition Month is just around the corner -- are you ready for it?