What is… Nutrition Insecurity
Did you know that someone can be food secure and still be nutrition insecure at the same time? We define nutrition insecurity, give its causes, and possible solutions.
Diet and Your Organs: The Generator for Your Body
The heart is one of the most important organs in the human body. Yet while it single-handedly gives us life, it is the most common leading cause of death in the United States. Ana, a dietetics graduate student, will help you discover the risk factors and what can be done to prevent them.
Diet and Your Organs: We’re Not Kidney You
When was the last time you thought about your kidneys? Unless you’re one of the 37 million people in the US with some form of chronic kidney disease, you probably haven’t given them much thought. Make two fists with your hands right now. Don’t worry if you’re in a public space, pretend like you’re stretching. […]
What is… Biological Determinants of Health
What determines our health? Dr. Bortz likes to explain it using the life of a car. There are 4 factors that determine the life of a car. It’s the same with humans. This is the biological determinants of health.
What is… Covid-19’s Impact On Low-Income Communities
If asked what the trending health issue has been the last two years there’s no doubt the answer would be Covid-19. The economic impact proceeding the lockdowns and the aggregated number of hospitalizations and deaths has affected many Americans on a personal level, not to mention the global impact it has had on the supply […]