Content tagged "human nutrition"

My dad has diabetes, which is very difficult to control under normal circumstances. If we must evacuate during a disaster, how can we control his diet and insulin?


What is in black walnut that make its nuts so special?

Families, Food and Fitness Updated: January 25, 2012

Black walnuts are a unique member of the tree family and a source of the omega-3 fat alpha-linolenic acid. This "good" fat is linked to several important...

Do green tomatoes contain lycopene?

Updated: June 24, 2010

Approximately how much money is spent each year marketing food products to children?

Families, Food and Fitness Updated: March 16, 2010

Do cranberries have seeds in them?

Updated: July 31, 2009

What are some quick, "run-out-the-door" breakfast ideas I can fix for my family?

Updated: May 28, 2009

What are some "healthy" lunch items I can take to work instead of eating out at fast food restaurants?

Families, Food and Fitness Updated: May 28, 2009

How much water should I drink a day?

Families, Food and Fitness Updated: May 28, 2009

What's the difference between a portion and a serving?

Families, Food and Fitness Updated: January 22, 2009

I don’t understand what sweetbreads have to do with gout. Does my husband have to give up all his favorites like doughnuts and cinnamon rolls?

Family Caregiving Updated: April 01, 2008

What is the difference between watercress, creasy, and dry land cress? Do you have any idea how to prepare watercress for consumption?

Updated: January 07, 2008

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