Nutrition

Carrots and Prostate Cancer

According to the National Institutes of Health, there seems to be a relationship between carrot consumption and a decreased risk of certain types of cancer. We thought it was time to take a closer look at the link between carrots and prostate cancer.

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6 Food Safety Reminders to Keep in Mind This Easter

If your Easter celebration includes a loved one undergoing cancer treatment, it’s important to double down on food safety with the following six tips.

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The Diet Dilemma
4.03.2019 Dory Benford

Carrying excess weight can increase your risk of stroke, heart disease, diabetes and cancer. In fact, obesity is a leading risk factor for several types of cancer, including breast, colon, kidney, pancreatic, uterine and esophageal.

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Is There a Coffee-Cancer Connection?
3.20.2019 hopeful

Last week, we sprang forward for daylight savings. Losing that extra hour of sleep has forced many of us to rely on a certain warm, fragrant, comforting and caffeinated beverage to cope. But after many conflicting reports, the question remains, is drinking coffee bad for your health?

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Tips for Navigating Holiday Meals During Chemotherapy
12.20.2018 hopeful

The impact of cancer treatment side effects often seems to intensify during the holidays, when meals become a central part of the celebration. Here are eight tips to help you navigate holiday meals safely and make potential side effects much easier.

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8 Ways to Double Down on Food Safety During the Holidays
12.14.2018 Malcolm Bedell

A typically healthy person’s immune system can handle a minor amount of bacteria which doesn’t result in any problematic symptoms. For a cancer patients, this exposure can lead to serious complications. If your holiday guest list includes a cancer patient, brush up on your home kitchen’s food safety protocols with the following eight tips.

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