Food and Health, Prevention

Hopefully, Penn Jillette's experience will help make the naïve notion that potatoes somehow promote obesity and type 2 diabetes because of their high glycemic index disappear.
 

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

Diabetes shouldn’t have you fearing your food! Too many people give up delicious, nutritious foods because they have some vague idea that blood sugars go wonky when they eat certain things. Have no fear! While it’s a good idea to limit baked goods and greasy fast food, you can nearly always find room for nutrient-dense foods like these.
Food and Health, Prevention

Over the years, my team and I have created quite a few educational resources that would be perfect to share with your clients for Family Health and Fitness Day! Here are some of the top options -- which will you pick?
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How Caffeine Affects Your Body Caffeine has long been known to elevate blood pressure acutely. A well-designed study examined the impact of 250 mg of caffeine in subjects who consumed no coffee in the previous 3 weeks. These researchers found that the average blood pressure increased by 14/10 mmHg...
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According to the International Osteoporosis Foundation, the lifetime risk of a hip fracture in women is greater than the risk of breast, endometrial and ovarian cancer combined. Osteoporosis weakens bones to the point where even a small trauma can cause a fracture. A 5-year study in Australia found that...