Food and Health, Prevention

Diabetes management is so much more than measuring blood glucose. Do your clients know how to keep track of the various required tests and routine activities that accompany a diabetes diagnosis? Check out today's post for a free chart that can help your clients manage their diabetes...
 

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

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

May is National High Blood Pressure Education Month! According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), "In the United States, nearly one in three adults has hypertension, but only about half (47%) of those have it under control."
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If elevated low density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) levels were the only source of cholesterol deposited in the artery wall, then high doses of potent statins should be reversing (rather than reducing) the build-up of atherosclerotic plaques, largely eliminating deaths from coronary heart disease (CAD). Sadly the number one cause of death in Americans taking statins ... For Heart Attack Prevention, is Diet More Important than Statins?
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A study published on August 30th  in the online issue of Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology Journal has found that low levels of vitamin D are associated with a much higher risk of heart attack and an increased risk of dying from all causes combined. Dr. Peter Brondum-Jacobsen and...
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Back in the 1970s, population studies comparing the risk the death from coronary artery disease (CAD) between Greenland Eskimos (a.k.a. Inuit) and aged-matched Danes found the Europeans were 3 to 5 times more likely to die from heart disease . The Inuit also had...