• Additional Turkey Cooking Methods

      Whitmer, Evelyn; Misner, Scottie; Family & Consumer Resources, Norton School of (College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 2007-09)
      This article provides detailed instructions and information on how to microwave and barbecue a turkey.
    • Additional Turkey Cooking Methods

      Misner, Scottie; Whitmer, Evelyn (College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 2012-05)
    • Assessment of Doneness in Cooked Ground Beef

      Whitmer, Evelyn; Misner, Scottie; Nutritional Sciences (College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 2007-09)
      Consumer advice is provided for cooking ground beef to the correct temperature to prevent food-borne illness.
    • Assessment of Doneness in Cooked Ground Beef

      Misner, Scottie; Whitmer, Evelyn (College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 2012-05)
    • Biotechnology and Food

      Misner, Scottie; Curtis, Carol; Whitmer, Evelyn; Nutritional Sciences (College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 2008-05)
      A general definition of biotechnology is the use of a living organism or its products for commercial purpose. Today, biotechnology involves the use of recombinant DNA techniques to obtain desired qualities or products. This article addresses the importance and safety issue of biotechnology when it is used in food products.
    • Calcium and Calorie Content of Selected Foods

      Farrell, Vanessa A.; Houtkooper, Linda; Nutritional Sciences (College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 2011-08)
      Healthy bone growth and maintenance requires adequate calcium intake. You can meet your calcium needs from foods, beverages, and if necessary, supplements. This publication contains the calorie and calcium content of some foods from each group of the Food Guide Pyramid which includes bread, cereal, rice, & pasta group; vegetable group; fruit group; milk, yogurt, & cheese group; meat, poultry, fish, dry beans, eggs, & nuts group; and fats, oils & sweets.
    • Calcium Supplement Guidelines

      Houtkooper, Linda; Farrell, Vanessa; Nutritional Sciences (College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 2011-01)
    • Calcium: A Simple Guide

      Farrell, Vanessa A.; Nutritional Sciences (College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 2011-01)
      It is important to know how much calcium you need to consume each day as more than 2500 mg of calcium each day can be harmful. Calcium should be obtained from foods and beverages first, then from supplements if necessary. Taking more than 500 mg of calcium at one time should be avoided. If you choose to take a calcium supplement, calcium citrate or calcium carbonate should be chosen.
    • Calorie Need Estimates

      Houtkooper, Linda; Maurer, Jaclyn; Nutritional Sciences (College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 2006-02)
      The energy content of food is measured in calories. The number of calories, or energy, an athlete needs to maintain weight depends upon: age, body weight, gender, Resting Energy Expenditure (REE) and physical Activity Energy Expenditure (AEE) levels.
    • Calories Count - Tips for Healthy Weight Management

      Maurer, Jaclyn; Nutritional Sciences (College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 2005-07)
      Weight management is more than just cutting back on carbohydrate or fat. Controlling calories is key to achieving and maintaining a healthy weight. This publication reviews how calories count, not matter what type of diet you choose to follow.
    • Cancer and Diverse Audiences: How Diet and Activity Affect Risk for Some Cancers

      Jackson, Ruth; Misner, Scottie; Nutritional Sciences (College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 2006-06)
      Recommendations for diet, foods and activity to reduce risk for developing some cancers.
    • Carbohydrate Needs

      Houtkooper, Linda; Maurer, Jaclyn; Nutritional Sciences (College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 2006-02)
      Carbohydrate is the main fuel for the body's muscles and brain. Adequate carbohydrate intake is important for supplying fuel in an athlete's diet.
    • Contenido de Calcio y Calorias de Comidas Elegidas (Spanish)

      Farrell, Vanessa A.; Nutritional Sciences (College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 2000-08)
    • Cutting Boards (Plastic versus Wood)

      Misner, Scottie; Curtis, Carol; Family & Consumer Resources, Norton School of (College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 2008-11)
      Which is better, wooden or plastic cutting board? Recent research has confirmed the conventional belief that plastic is safer than wood for cutting meat and poultry. This article explains the reason why plastic cutting boards are better, and gives recommendations on how to keep cutting boards safe.
    • Diabetes -- Meal Planning, the First Step

      Misner, Scottie; Curtis, Carol; Whitmer, Evelyn; Nutritional Sciences (College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 2008-05)
      Healthy eating is really the first step in taking care of diabetes. Making good food choices and staying active are important. Eating less fat - especially saturated fat - is one way to decrease the risk for heart disease. This article provides information about different food nutrients and how their intake can be monitored to take care of diabetes.
    • Diabetes and Diverse Audiences

      Jackson, Ruth; Misner, Scottie; Nutritional Sciences (College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 2006-06)
      An overview of diabetes, signs and symptoms, risk factors, major types of diabetes and treatment are discussed.
    • Dietary Fiber

      Misner, Scottie; Whitmer, Evelyn; Florian, Traci Armstrong (College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 2013-08)
    • Dietary Fiber

      Misner, Scottie; Nutritional Sciences (College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 2006-12)
      Even dietary fiber is not considered a nutrient, health professionals agree that most Americans don't get nearly enough in their diet. So, why is fiber important? what does fiber do? This article answers the questions regarding diet fiber by providing information on the practical aspects of fiber in the diet as well as food sources and their dietary fiber content.
    • Eating for Bone Health

      Durrant, Lynne; Farrell, Vanessa A.; Houtkooper, Linda; Nutritional Sciences (College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 2011-08)
      One of the easiest ways to reduce your risk of osteoporosis is to consume adequate amounts of vitamin D and calcium in your daily diet (includes recipes).
    • Egg and Egg Product Safety and Quality

      Misner, Scottie; Whitmer, Evelyn; Nutritional Sciences (College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 2008-05)
      From 1988 to 1992, 66% of all food-borne illnesses caused by salmonella enteritidis involved eggs or foods containing eggs. Contamination of eggs may occur on the inside as well as the outside of the shell. This article outlines the proper refrigeration, cooking and handling methods to prevent most egg safety problems.