Minutes from the Jefferson and Orleans Parishes Joint Horticulture Advisory Leadership Council meeting held February 23, 2011.
Some 13 million children in the United States live in homes with limited access to a sufficient food supply. A new generation of research demonstrates a direct link between inadequate food supply and a poorer overall health status among U.S. children, according to LSU AgCenter Urban Health and Food Security expert Dr. Annrose Guarino.
(Distributed 06/11/08) About 2 million American men have osteoporosis, and another 12 million are at risk for this disease, reports LSU AgCenter nutritionist Dr. Beth Reames. “Father’s Day is a good time to focus on men’s health,” Reames said. “And osteoporosis in men remains underdiagnosed and underreported. Although many people think of osteoporosis as a woman’s disease, it is also a serious health problem for men.”
(Distributed 06/11/08) The recent salmonellosis food-borne illness outbreak associated with certain types of raw red tomatoes puts the spotlight on the importance of food safety, according to Dr. Beth Reames, LSU AgCenter nutritionist. Louisiana-grown tomatoes are on the approved safe to buy and eat list.
The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture