Food and Health

If you are one of the 86 million Americans with prediabetes, your best chance to avoid developing type 2 diabetes is to boost your body’s insulin sensitivity.
 

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.
 
Cooking, MyPlate

Between celiac disease, gluten sensitivity, and dietary choices, it seems like everyone knows at least a few people who are no longer eating gluten. However, just because you or a family member has given up gluten doesn't mean that you have to miss out on nutrients. Today I'd like to share a guide to a few of my favorite healthful, vitamin- and mineral-rich foods, all of which are free of gluten...
Cooking, Food and Health

High in vital trace minerals and unique antioxidants, oats can lower cholesterol levels and help you reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes. They're also naturally gluten-free! What's not to love? Let's take a closer look at these nutrient powerhouses.
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Although the most important risk factor for skin cancer is excess sun exposure, lifestyle factors are also important. Is there a diet to keep skin healthy and protect against skin cancer? “While chemopreventive agents including polyphenolic antioxidants found in green tea and grape seed extracts, isoflavones found in soybean...
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Muesli is a traditional Swiss breakfast made with fruit, oats and yogurt. It is a fun change from cooked oatmeal or dried cereal. Best of all you can make it ahead of time and take it with you in the morning.