Food and Health

You may not have heard of it yet, but nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the most common chronic liver disease in the United States...
 

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

The food you eat affects every living cell in your body. From providing energy to padding organs, we need food for every part of our bodies. So, if you're looking for good health, try eating from head to toe...
Food and Health, Prevention

If you think that daily soda is only bad for your teeth and waistline, think again.  
Food and Health

For many years, most healthcare providers and nutrition researchers have been telling Americans that HDL-cholesterol (HDL-C) is “good cholesterol" because it helps protect arteries from developing atherosclerosis and eventually coronary heart disease (CAD). However, more recent scientific evidence is refuting the simplistic conclusion that more HDL-C is always good......
Food and Health

While more research is needed to clarify the relative risk of various components of a typical modern Western diet for promoting excessive calorie intake, insulin resistance, the metabolic syndrome, and NAFLD it is likely that replacing refined sugars high in fructose with whole grains and starchy vegetables and cutting...