November is National Diabetes Month, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is taking the opportunity to remind people with diabetes about the importance of safe food handling. Because diabetes can affect various
The Navajo Nation is going to use sales tax policies to try changing food habits on the largest Indian reservation in the United States. The Navajo Nation Council on Jan. 30 approved an additional 2-percent…
Similar to any individual living with a weakened immune system or compromised body systems due to chronic disease, those with diabetes-related complications may be susceptible to increased risk and impact of foodborne illnesses. One reason…
Editor’s Note: This is the final article is a three-part series on health issues linked to nutritional problems in American Indian communities.
Even the best nutrition education is likely to fall flat without the…
E. coli O157:H7, the culprit in foodborne illness outbreaks linked to everything from ground beef to cookie dough, produces a Shiga-like toxin that damages the filtering part of the kidney and leads to a life-threatening
As First Lady Michelle Obama was announcing her support of retail giant Walmart’s plan to reduce fats, sugars and salts in packaged foods, a federal report emphasized the magnitude of the nation’s weight problem.
Thailand is a country well known for its cuisine. Globally extolled as sophisticated and spiritual, the country has long produced some of the World’s most flavorful and, with its traditional use of vegetables and brown