Food and Health, Prevention

Who doesn’t want a strong, robust immune system to help our body fight off infection and illness? Our food choices are one of the most important factors in developing a strong immune system. Food contains a variety of essential nutrients that our body uses in a multitude of ways,...
 
Food and Health, Prevention

What is the NU-AGE Food Plan? The NU-AGE food plan follows the Mediterranean-style of eating which builds meals around vegetables, fruit, whole grains and legumes; limits saturated fat, trans fats, sodium and added sugars; and includes more fish and lean sources of protein. In this study, the NU-AGE plan...
 

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

If you want to stay physically strong and mentally vibrant as you age, eating to promote a healthy microbiome is one strategy to consider.
Food and Health, Prevention

In today’s high-technology world, scientists are starting to envision being able to pinpoint accurate nutrition plans for each person based on their individual genetics, physical activity, sleep habits, microbiome (trillions of different species of microbes that are found primarily in our digestive tract and also spread throughout the body),...
Cooking, Prevention

Veggie burgers originated in England in 1982 as a plant-based ‘hamburger’ option for people who preferred a vegetarian eating style. That first product was sold as a dry mix; simply add water, form it into a patty, and cook. Gardenburger released the first commercial veggie burger in 1992 and...