Food and Health, Prevention

"Obese individuals are much more likely to have age-related diseases. This includes neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's, proliferative diseases like cancer, and metabolic diseases themselves, such as Type 2 diabetes, hyperlipidemia, heart attack, and CVA. Obese people have a higher incidence of all of these..."
 

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.
 
Food and Health, Prevention

Not enough sleep is linked with obesity, physical inactivity, mistakes at work, car crashes, and 10 chronic health conditions: heart attack, coronary heart disease, stroke, asthma, COPD, cancer, arthritis, depression, chronic kidney disease, and diabetes.


A growing challenge seen in all modern societies is taking care of a rapidly growing older population. A major cause of the disability seen in a large and growing number of older people is the result of strokes and/or dementia. In the United States alone there are about 800,000 strokes each year and there are ... Stroke & Dementia Share Risk Factors   
Cooking, Prevention

Studies continue to show that a Mediterranean-style eating pattern is good news for health. Here’s some of the latest in Mediterranean diet research...
Food and Health, Prevention

You’ve likely heard the recommendation to eat at least 5 fruits and vegetables daily for best health. New advice is leaning more towards eating 5 servings of each...