Food and Health

I know you’ve heard it: "Grains make you fat and cause chronic disease!" "Grains have toxic anti-nutrients!" "Grains have nothing good to offer!" In an era of low-carb, Paleo, and ketogenic diets, grains are more maligned than ever. Should you go against the grain or not? Here’s the scoop...
 

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!
 
Prevention

Some aspects of the paleo diet, such as the low sodium/potassium ratio, have credible scientific support but the now widespread belief among Paleo theologists that CVD is largely promoted by the intake of carbohydrates (including from their perspective even whole grains and legumes) rather than an excessive intake of animal foods high in saturated fat and cholesterol is without scientific merit. Indeed, even when the dietary saturated fat and cholesterol are derived almost entirely from omega-3 rich seafood, the scientific evidence shows that it will raise LDL-cholesterol levels and promote coronary artery disease.
Cooking

Few Paleolithic human hunters lived long enough to develop heart disease but today it kills more people than any other disease. Evolution has played a role in determining the nutritional requirements of all animals. The cat family is metabolically adapted to a carnivorous, whereas horses and rabbits evolved to consumed a plant-based diet. Other animals ... What Is Mankind’s Natural Diet?