Devoted to vitamin and wholesome communities

Amanda Gerla

Heather Cruz Chula Vista Elementary College District’s Heather Cruz is certainly one of six recipients honored with the Let’s Eat Wholesome Management Award. Launched by Dairy Council of California, the Let’s Eat Wholesome initiative brings educators, well being professionals and neighborhood leaders collectively to coordinate, collaborate and co-create alternatives to […]

Screening is not always healthy: an ethical analysis of health screening packages in Singapore | BMC Medical Ethics

Amanda Gerla

This study explored how HSPs targeted at individuals were conducted and promoted, how clinically appropriate HSP tests were, and the price range of packages. Most HSP providers, particularly private providers and social enterprises, included tests that were inappropriate for population screening. Apart from diabetes and cholesterol screening, there were otherwise […]

Five ways to keep your smile healthy

Amanda Gerla

Here’s something to smile about: Canadians’ oral health has improved significantly over the past 40 years, and we rank fifth in the world in terms of access to dental care, according to the Canadian Dental Association. Still, the same report estimates that more than four million adult working days are […]

Is a vegan diet healthy?

Amanda Gerla

Is a vegan diet healthy? If you are thinking of changing your diet, this is something you might be asking. A vegan diet cuts out animal products completely, which means meat, poultry and dairy products such as eggs and cheese are off the table. While many people worry about not […]

The Benefits of a Healthy Gut Microbiome for Weight Loss

Amanda Gerla

Many aspects of human health, including digestion, metabolism, and immune function, are influenced by the gut microbiome. There is mounting evidence that the gut microbiome plays a role in weight loss and obesity prevention. Don’t underestimate the importance of a healthy gut. Research shows that a healthy gut microbiome is […]

University of Nevada, Reno celebrates remodeled space for promoting nutrition knowledge and healthy living

Amanda Gerla

The College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources unveiled its newly renovated Nutritional Science Laboratory this semester, a facility designed to develop future nutrition professionals’ knowledge of our food systems and how nutrition can be used to prevent and help manage preventable chronic diseases. This is important because low food […]