Cooking, Prevention

It's been far too long since we cracked the vault to give you a sneak peek at the resources that our Communicating Food for Health members enjoy every day. Today's post is all about diabetes and how to eat healthful snacks that are good for your blood sugar...

Putting together a comprehensive and engaging cooking demonstration is hard work -- but that's about to change.

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Food and Health, Prevention

You asked, we delivered! We are so excited to introduce our new book, the 12 Lessons of Diabetes. In this book, you'll find everything you need to know about diabetes management and prevention, all in one handy place. The book is full of tips and tricks from researchers and dietitians, resources from the CDC, The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, MyPlate, and much more! So what are you waiting for? Check it out!

Being overweight (BMI > 25) or obese (BMI > 30) has long been associated with an increased risk of heart disease. The lowest mortality from cardiovascular disease (CVD) and all other causes combined was found in both men and women with a BMI of 19.0 to 21.9. The association between BMI and heart disease weakens ... Weight Loss and Heart Disease