Food and Health, Prevention

While high blood sugar is an outward sign of prediabetes and type 2 diabetes, it is not the only problem to treat with lifestyle changes and medications With higher-than-average risks for developing other health problems, careful attention must be paid to preventing heart disease, stroke and some cancers.
 

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

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


It’s possible for people with type 2 diabetes to lower blood sugar levels to healthy, non-diabetic levels with weight loss and exercise...
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.