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,...
 

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

According to the World Cancer Research Fund and the American Institute for Cancer Research, between 30 and 50% of all cancers are preventable by making healthy lifestyle choices, avoiding occupational carcinogens and environmental pollution, and treating some types of long-term infections...
Food and Health, Prevention

I’m often asked these questions, and I bet you’ve thought about them yourself: Which is better for my heart – margarine or butter? What type of cooking oil should I use for a heart healthy diet? What is the latest guideline on eggs? Why do guidelines on margarine, butter, cooking oil, eggs and other foods ... The Evolution of Heart-Healthy Food Guidelines
Food and Health

Research into the specific health benefits of cherries and cherry juice shows that they help promote health by reducing or preventing oxidative stress and inflammation...


Due to the popularity of Paleo, keto, and gluten-free diets that prohibit using wheat flour, alternative flours are now widely available. Let's take a look at some of the most popular options on the market today...