Food and Health, Prevention

More and more research studies suggest a connection between healthy diet and brain health, but new research shows evidence that what we eat as we age may need to change. A study of 139,000 elderly Australians by Dr. Luna Xu, a UTS research fellow, discovered strong associations between certain...
 
Food and Health, Prevention

While supplement companies may be trying to sell you a bill of goods to keep your immune system humming while COVID-19 spreads, your best defense is likely in your pantry. Rather than popping zinc and vitamin C, let’s take a look at how you can keep your immune system...
 

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!
 


You’ve likely heard the sad statistic that up to 40% of US food goes straight to the landfill. Meanwhile, 1 in 8 Americans go hungry every day, yet even the wealthy don’t meet their daily fruit and vegetable needs. Fortunately, programs such as IDP (Imperfectly Delicious Produce), exist and fill the gap between farm to fork...
Food and Health, Prevention

The rise in obesity in the US has led to an increase in fatty liver disease, including in children. Now a new study out of Texas A & M finds that a common compound in vegetables may help combat fatty liver disease. The research, published in Hepatology, showed how...
Food and Health, Prevention

Recent weight stats for the US are growing -- literally. According to the CDC, the obesity rate for US adults is 40% and 30% of American adults are overweight...