Monthly Archives: June 2009

Foodfacts.com visits the National Association of School Nurses [NASN] 41st Conference in Boston, MA

It was a busy day at the Seaport World Trade Center Boston with over 1,500 school nurses in attendance at the 41st annual NASN conference.  Our Director of Marketing, Tiffany Gale had the pleasure of walking the exhibiting event and speaking to many of the school nurses. Continue reading

Wellness, Hospitals and Doctors

Wellness

One of our favorite wellness and health writers, Alice Park of Time,  has another great article worth reading:

Renee Turner sees sick people every day. Some get well; others do not. As a member of the security staff at the Cleveland Clinic, she knows there is more than luck involved in who stays healthy and who doesn’t. Having survived cancer twice, Turner is very aware that there are things you can do to take control. That’s something she is learning every day from the physicians, patients and staff at the clinic, a 1,100-bed hospital that is testing ideas on its own staff and now might just be the future of American medicine. Continue reading

Functional Foods

Functional Foods

Alice Park in Time Magazine has a great article about how eating functional foods can help to prevent chronic disease. This is a must read:

Hippocrates once said, “Let food be thy medicine and let thy medicine be food,” and doctors now believe that ancient Greek healer may have been onto something. We need food for nourishment, of course. Without it, our cells and tissues would wither away from starvation. But what’s becoming clearer is that food is more than just fuel. What you eat can determine how elastic your blood vessels are, how easily you resist cancer-causing toxins and whether or not you will barrel down the road toward heart disease. Continue reading

Healthy Food

Healthy Food

There is a compelling movement going on to live a longer, healthier life. Healthy food is a critical component in all of this, and consumers are realizing that eating healthy food is not a simple process. It means making sure that all of the food you eat is healthy, and that you combine these foods into well balanced meals. Continue reading