The process of how food is made provides both an engrossing puzzle, a great opportunity to promote health outcomes, and a big business. Nearly every container in every grocery store comes with a compelling story. From almost completely unprocessed greens from down the street, to highly processed food products that have a shelf life of . . .
IMAGE SOURCE There is a symbiotic relationship between the environment and nutrition. Symbiosis often applies in biology when referring to the association of two different organisms for a mutually beneficial purpose. The same connection applies to environmental conditions and food production. For example, agriculture is dependent on sunlight and rain. If either of these is, . . .
IMAGE SOURCE Sustainability in this context refers to the physical environment. To sustain something means to maintain or support. The word has universal implications as scientists, politicians, and economists strive to do what is best for the planet Earth. Many believe we have done a poor job at managing resources, reducing air pollution, and improving . . .
Health care is many things: from the creation of intricate devices that measure health-related metrics to age-appropriate rehabilitative activities in senior citizen centers. "By the numbers" the largest health care roles are related to skilled nursing, counseling of some form, and those providing care as medical doctors. Many health care roles are lucrative, filled with . . .
You've always wondered how the world works. Why star patterns change throughout the year. Or how trees change their colors in the Fall. Or perhaps, what would happen if everyone on Earth jumped up and landed at the same time. This scientific impulse -- to question how the world works, and proceed to find answers . . .
There are many factors to living a long and healthy life, but nutrition is often one of the most important and changeable aspects of a healthy lifestyle. The right food for the right person heals naturally, prevents disease, and promotes fully functioning bodily systems. The "blue zones" are great examples of this. This term, coined . . .
IMAGE SOURCE Overview Nutrition is a generic word that encompasses nutrition science, public health, dietetics, sports nutrition, food science, food research, and clinical nutrition. The list is more expansive than the aforementioned branches of nutrition as a science. This report will provide an overview of some of the types of degrees associated with nutrition. Generally, . . .
IMAGE SOURCE The field of nutrition includes nutrition science, dietetics, health, and wellness. The degree choices enable you to seek careers in research, consulting, public health, food and nutrition management, and various industries. In addition, dietetics can lead you to becoming a Registered Dietitian. Careers in this field exist in hospitals, long-term care facilities, businesses, . . .