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Despite the rising number of COVID cases in the US, heart disease remains our number one threat with up to 650,000 deaths per year. COVID19 is a contagious, airborne virus that is preventable through social distancing, mask compliance, consistent hand-washing, and disinfectant. Scientists are also racing for a vaccine,...
 

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.
 


If you need one more reason to eat less meat and more beans, look no further.  A recent study published in Clinical Nutrition looked at data from the PREDIMED study, research of over 3,000 subjects with elevated risk for heart disease, but without type 2 diabetes. The study found that after 4 years, participants with the highest intake of legumes had a 35% reduction in risk for diabetes. 
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Pulses are getting more respect these days. Because they are an economical source of protein, they were once thought of as poor man’s food. Today people of all income levels around the globe love them for their great taste, versatility, sustainability and health-boosting nutrition. Aim to eat several servings per week. Here’s why. 1. Prevent ... 5 Reasons to Eat More Pulses
Food and Health, Kids

Hollis Bass, MEd, RD, LD is on the blog today with a closer look at the Dietary Guidelines for Americans' protein recommendations for men and teenage boys...
Prevention, Kids

The new Dietary Guidelines for Americans send a special message to teenage boys and men: eat less meat, chicken, and eggs. What’s a guy to do?