Tag: Food & Nutrition
Access to affordable, nutritious food is not a sure thing for 1 in 7 people in Washtenaw County. 11,000 of our kids struggle with hunger. September, this beautiful season of abundance, is Hunger Action Month - a time to reflect that amidst plenty, there is much need. Food insecurity has an adverse impact on health.
Add More Fruits and Veggies to Your Life Karen Koeppe, Packard Health Nutritionist and Certified Diabetes Educator has some practical tips for eating healthy. There's always room for more veggies! When preparing a casserole, soup or chili, throw in a few extra frozen vegetables. Add sauteed sliced portabella mushrooms, zucchini or green peppers to prepared
Get the Low Down on High Blood Pressure The DASH diet has just "dashed off" with highest honors as US News 2015 Top-Rated Diet. DASH - "Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension" - is an all star. It gets high marks for nutritional completeness, safety, ability to prevent or control diabetes, and its role in supporting
The Mediterranean Diet, the sensible, healthy-eating model that's been around for 20 years is the subject of two new studies.* And it's all good news... The "Med" Diet reduces risk of stroke and heart attack, and Type 2 diabetes. Celebrate the Med Diet! 1. For a healthy, tasty treat - It's Greek to Me Dip recipe 2.