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Food and Health
Grilling is double trouble because it also exposes meat to cancer-causing chemicals contained in the smoke that rises from burning coals and any drips of fat that cause flare-ups. Tips for safer and healthier grilling, from the Harvard Health Letter.
Allegheny County Health Department is offering free produce through the Pennsylvania Farmers Market Nutrition Program to women and children enrolled in its Women, Infants and Children Supplemental Food Program.
Harlem residents have fewer healthy food options, according to a new Health Department report on food availability in East and Central Harlem.
Black chicken was unveiled as a new form of "super-food" yesterday, after researchers found that the traditional ingredient in Chinese medicine has high levels of a natural anti-oxidant.
Fresno County celebrates another summer filled with hometown festivals and traditional events sure to appeal to everyone.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg and New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn launched three initiatives to improve access to food support programs and promote healthy lifestyles in lower income communities.
Fresh fruits and vegetables are some of the key ingredients to a healthy lifestyle.
During the summer, when schools are out, children who usually get free or reduced-price school meals may not be getting the nutrition they need.
Interstate Bakeries Corporation is kicking off the 2007 summer BBQ season with more healthful options for consumers looking to add whole grains into their diets.
If you want to get the maximum benefit from your five portions-a-day vegetable consumption or broccoli, if you are cooking your vegetables boiling is out. You need to consider stir frying steaming or micro-waving them
Consumers who have purchased raw milk from Misty Meadow Farm in Bernville, Berks County, any time after April 16, 2007, should discard it immediately due to the risk of Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
There is very low risk to human health from consuming meat from hogs and chickens known to have been fed animal feed supplemented with pet food scraps that contained melamine and melamine-related compounds.
Jeff Popick claims in his debut book that man's downfall came not from eating an apple or a fig, but from eating meat.
Because eating breakfast can make a difference in how students perform in school, a coalition of East Bay organizations is encouraging families to eat a healthy breakfast.
More than 220 000 students from 350 primary schools enjoyed nutritious and delicious treats of fruits at school in support of 'Fruit Day'.
Long-term effects of dietary sodium reduction on cardiovascular disease outcomes: observational follow-up of the trials of hypertension prevention
Preschool children who are almost always served homegrown fruits and vegetables were more than twice as likely to eat five servings a day than those who rarely or never ate homegrown produce.
Children overwhelmingly prefer the reduced fat items and healthy food.
The Honourable Tony Clement, Minister of Health, launched the first ever national food guide for First Nations, Inuit and Metis - "Eating Well with Canada's Food Guide - First Nations Inuit and Metis."
The supermarket sign in the produce aisle says "organic" and the higher price lends credence. But is that organically grown fruit or vegetable authentic or a mislabeled version of some conventionally grown crop?
These are exciting times for soy foods because breaking scientific developments bring us closer to better understanding the nutrition of soy foods.