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Botulism

by P. Kendall *(5/12) Quick Facts… The Western United States has one of the highest incidences of botulism in the United States because of soil and high altitude. Conditions that favor botulism include a high-moisture, low-salt, low-acid environment in which food is stored without oxygen or refrigeration. Anaerobic conditions can develop […]

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Healthy Eating for Older Adults

Food and Health Nutrition plays an important role in preventing or managing many health conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and arthritis. Food does not take the place of a doctor’s care or medication, but it can improve symptoms, and may even help decrease the amount of medication you […]