Food and Health, Prevention

Lots of people blame the increase in obesity and type 2 diabetes on carbohydrates, but does the research support those claims?
 

Putting together a comprehensive and engaging cooking demonstration is hard work -- but that's about to change.
 

Health fair prizes or incentives can move games, presentations, and activities from good to great!
 
Cooking

Whether or not nonnutritive sweeteners have an impact on calorie intake and body weight has been debated for many years.
Cooking

Have you fallen into the all-or-nothing trap where you eat perfectly one day and abandon healthful eating the next? Is a vacation or holiday a happy excuse to overindulge in foods that you?ve labeled as taboo?
Cooking

Recently, there has been a trend of putting young, overweight children on diets meant for adults. Diets are not meant for children. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics recommends that children who are classified as overweight or obese maintain their current weight and only attempt to lose weight through...
Cooking

Are you a snacker? Most Americans are. We tend to eat throughout the day, rather than opting for three ?square? meals. You may think that snacking is a diet destroyer, but it can actually help you stay on track toward your health goal. The secret is in the snack...