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...
 

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

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

There is a difference between natural and refined sugar. Reducing your consumption of added sugar can be done by making small changes; choosing unsweetened beverages like water and teas in place of sweetened beverages, and reading food labels in order to determine the amount of added sugars in your foods is a good start.
Prevention, Kids

The CDC, AHA, and the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans all recommend that "Children and adolescents should do 60 minutes or more of physical activity each day." Most of that activity should be aerobic exercise, with some muscle-strengthening and bone-strengthening work thrown in too. But why be active every day? What are the benefits?
Food and Health, Prevention

Here are two more tips to help your clients prevent the flu!
Food and Health, Prevention

Lack of sleep is linked to motor vehicle crashes, industrial disasters, and medical errors, among many other serious consequences. But why is sleep important? And what is its impact on health?