Food and Health, Prevention

A new study suggests that going “gluten-free” may actually raise your risk for type 2 diabetes...
 

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, Food and Health

Research indicates that eating more fruits and vegetables is beneficial to your health. Here are a few painless ways to eat more fruits and vegetable each day...
Cooking, MyPlate

"Americans consume too much sodium. High sodium consumption raises blood pressure, and high blood pressure is a major risk factor for heart disease and stroke. Heart disease and stroke are the nation’s first and third leading causes of death"
Food and Health, Prevention

If Americans stick with a diet that is far lower in fatty animal products and cholesterol and composed largely of whole grains, vegetables, and fruits, then they will reduce the inflammation and other chemical changes that promote colon cancer.


While genetics plays a role in type 2 diabetes, you can lower the odds of your children developing the disease. Diabetes may run in families, but so do poor eating and exercise habits...