Food and Health, Prevention

We’ve heard the recommendation to reduce the amount of added sugar we consume in order to promote good health, but what exactly is added sugar? And what is the difference between added sugar and naturally-occurring sugars?
 

The purpose of nutrition month is to help the public become aware of the importance of good nutrition and a healthful eating plan.
 

Looking for compelling nutrition posters to brighten your walls with motivation and education? You have come to the right place!
 


The latest boost of interest in intermittent fasting brings up some interesting questions about breakfast. Proponents of intermittent fasting often suggest skipping breakfast, but this goes completely against what you’ve always heard about the first meal of the day: "Don’t skip breakfast. It’s the most important meal of the day." Whether they're fasting or not, ... Make the Most of Breakfast


The authors of a recent study conducted by a Yale University research team suggested that “food insecurity” may lead to binge eating and somehow promote obesity. What is “food insecurity"? It has been defined “as being characterized by a shortage of nutritionally adequate food and difficulty acquiring adequate food in socially acceptable ways.” Hunger America ... Does “Food Insecurity” Promote Obesity?


Could your brain cells be the next weapon to fight the obesity epidemic?
Food and Health, Prevention

Enrico Forte, an Italian dietitian, has joined us today to talk about the many benefits of a Mediterranean diet. Stop by again on Thursday for a roundup of our favorite Mediterranean recipes!