Food and Health, Prevention

Updated once every five years, the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) is largely based on a report written by the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee of scientific and health experts. The Committee uses the latest scientific research to develop recommendations to update the DGA. They released their report in July....
 


I usually think of dried cranberries and raisins as interchangeable in recipes. The other day, I was talking with some folks about adding dried cranberries instead of raisins to a broccoli salad. We were trying to liven up the color, flavor, and nutrition. Someone commented that “we shouldn’t add...
Food and Health, Prevention

How do the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans measure up? Find out with Dr. James J Kenney's latest article...
Food and Health, Kids

Last week, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed adding a Daily Value (DV) maximum for added sugars to the Nutrition Facts Label. Here's what you need to know...
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There are certainly many ways to reduce the risk of breast cancer that are more effective than screening mammograms. More importantly these strategies reduce the risk of developing breast cancer (something mammography never does) and also reduce the overall risk of dying - again something mammography has never been...