Cooking, Food and Health

At first glance, cacao and cocoa almost seem like the same word, but technically they describe two different products...
 

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.
 


It’s possible for people with type 2 diabetes to lower blood sugar levels to healthy, non-diabetic levels with weight loss and exercise...


According to the National Restaurant Association, one of the top food trends for 2019 is infusing foods and beverages with CBD. If you’re not familiar with CBD, it stands for cannabidiol, one of the active ingredients in cannabis. The primary active ingredient in marijuana is THC, or tetrahydrocannabinol. Although both are varieties of the cannabis ... What is CBD? And Why Is It Showing Up in Foods and Drinks?
Food and Health, Prevention

We’ve been told to avoid red meat and instead choose white meat to lower our cholesterol levels and reduce risk of cardiovascular disease. A new study is the first to delve further into the red meat/white meat recommendations, attempting to identify which specific aspects of red meat lead...
Food and Health, Prevention

The recent updates to the nutrition facts label show off a new, cleaner design that’s meant to make it easier to quickly identify useful information. The updates also reflect the most recent scientific research on the links between food choices and chronic disease so that you can make healthy,...