Logo c4c345c0f2f7ba2a15948ce307a630a6d8edf8f88a547d69336323a7dfa75bdc

Food Choices

Vegetarian Eating: Are You Getting Essential Nutrients?
Introductory article - Eat Well - March 03, 2017
Vegetarian diets are thought to be associated with health benefits. What do you need to know to optimize your nutrient intake?
Read more ...
Organic Produce: Is It Worth The Extra Cost?
Introductory article - Eat Well - February 17, 2017
Organically grown food is generally more expensive than comparative conventionally grown food products, and is often perceived as healthier. Is it worth the extra cost?
Read more ...
Sodium: An Essential Macromineral
Indepth article - Eat Well - February 10, 2017
In terms of nutritional health sodium is an essential macronutrient. However, too much of a good thing can bring about adverse health effects such as hypertension and bone loss.
Read more ...
Spinach: A Giant Among Dark Green Leafy Vegetables
Introductory article - Eat Well - February 03, 2017
Spinach is probably best known for its relatively high iron content. However, a cup of raw spinach or 1/2 cup of cooked spinach provides you with many other important nutrients and can be prepared in a variety of tasty ways.
Read more ...
The Glycemic Index: The Highs And Lows Of Carbohydrate Consumption
Study - Get Healthy - December 23, 2016
The Glycemic Index has been put forward as a means to control blood-glucose levels in people with diabetes. There may also be health benefits associated with consuming fewer high GI foods and more low GI foods for most people.
Read more ...