Food and Health, Prevention

A new study indicates that consumption of added sugars can increase the risk of heart disease. In today's post, find out how sugar affects your heart, how much is too much, and what to do to lower your risk...
 

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!
 
Cooking, Kids

If you were to try to figure out what Valentine's Day was all about just by checking the grocery store shelves, you would think it was a celebration of nothing more than overpriced candy. Instead of chowing down on artery-clogging foods this Valentine's Day, be good to your heart and try a healthful treat or two instead. Looking for inspiration? Try these delicious dipped strawberries!
Cooking

Many Americans, including far too many physicians, appear to believe that the development of high blood pressure (BP) is largely the result of bad genes, being overweight, growing older, or just bad luck. Far too many MDs give their patients with prehypertension and hypertension (HTN) the impression that salt intake is a minor factor for ... Hypertension: Bad Genes or Excess Salt?
Food and Health

Do you know how much sugar is in soda, breakfast pastries, fruit yogurt, sports beverages and chocolate bars? You might be surprised when you see actual photographs of serving sizes and the amounts of added sugar, fat and sodium they contain. There is good news in our game though...