Food and Health

Consuming just one extra serving of fruit and vegetables daily could have the same effect on mental health as walking 8 extra days per month...
 

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

"Obese individuals are much more likely to have age-related diseases. This includes neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's, proliferative diseases like cancer, and metabolic diseases themselves, such as Type 2 diabetes, hyperlipidemia, heart attack, and CVA. Obese people have a higher incidence of all of these..."


The latest boost of interest in intermittent fasting brings up some interesting questions about breakfast. Proponents of intermittent fasting often suggest skipping breakfast, but this goes completely against what you’ve always heard about the first meal of the day: "Don’t skip breakfast. It’s the most important meal of the day." Whether they're fasting or not, ... Make the Most of Breakfast


Over the years, I’ve counseled several clients that have described certain foods as “crack.” They insist that eating one cookie or scoop of ice cream will set off a cascade of binge eating for days. The notion that food is addictive, particularly high-sugar, high-calorie, overly-palatable foods, has become more...
Food and Health

Not a day goes by that you don’t hear about a death or overdose related to opioids. According to the CDC, “In 2016, more than 64,000 people died from drug overdoses in the U.S., the most of any year on record and a 19% increase from 2015. More than...