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),...
 

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Food and Health, 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 in 1993 Boca Burger produced their ... New Plant-Based Burger Choices
Cooking, Food and Health

Which foods contain more nutrients – raw or cooked? The answer isn’t as clear as you might expect. There are many different food preparation methods, with some involving heat to bake, steam, roast, or fry; we eat other foods raw, and some foods dried or sprouted. Each food preparation method has benefits, and the quest ... Raw Food vs. Cooked Food: A Nutrient Analysis
Cooking

It’s almost impossible to wrap our minds around the amount of food wasted around the world. The United Nations estimates that one-third of all food produced is wasted, which means over 1 billion tons of food is wasted each year. To better understand public perceptions and behaviors around food...
Prevention, MyPlate

Eating healthy doesn’t have to be difficult, expensive, or time-consuming and can lead to a longer and healthier life.