Food and Health

Victoria Shanta Retelny, RDN, LDN is back on the blog with some wonderful wellness tips. As a special treat for National Nutrition Month, Vicki is sharing another excerpt from her fantastic book. This time, it's all about total body wellness...

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.

Catering to the individual needs of eaters can be a difficult challenge, even for the most well-prepared cooks. When a member of the house is a vegetarian, creating meals that are both nourishing for the vegetarian and suitable for the meat-and-potatoes crowd can seem almost impossible. But, with these four tips, feeding a vegetarian in a meat-eating household is as easy as 1, 2, 3 (and 4)!

With the fear of breast cancer, most women are eager to learn ways to reduce their risk of the disease. Current research is focusing on what substances in plant foods - fruits, vegetables, whole grains, beans, legumes and tea- may help prevent, slow or even reverse breast cancer. For October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, ... Diet and Breast Cancer