Food and Health, Prevention

By now, just about everyone has heard about the (somewhat controversial) 2013 ACC/AHA Guideline on the Treatment of Blood Cholesterol to Reduce Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Risk in Adults. But did you know that the ACC/AHA has released multiple reports on various topics? This week, we're going to take a look at...
 

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!
 
Food and Health, Prevention

The government's new healthcare plan becomes available to the public on October 1, 2013. But what about the steps you take in your daily life to care for your health? Are you doing what you can to live healthfully and stop chronic disease from getting a foothold?
Food and Health, Prevention

Here are 10 lessons we learned about fiber while creating our latest video. We know you will enjoy reading them and we have shared the best video excerpts from our YouTube channel. Fiber is a nutrition superstar and the Dietary Guidelines for Americans calls for 14 grams per 1,000 calories each day.
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With the mayor of New York City and a growing chorus from public health authorities all linking the consumption of soft drinks to obesity and related ills, the sale of sugar-sweetened sodas has been tapering off over the last several years. However, the sale of other sugar-sweetened drinks, including...
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Because of elevated blood glucose and high rates of overweight and obesity, it may not be surprising that people with diabetes are at increased risk of developing cancer. What might be surprising is just how great the risk is. Here are some facts that I’ve taken from the American Institute for Cancer...