Nutrition

The Divine Health Benefits of Cocoa

For centuries, people have used cocoa as an ingredient in drinks and foods, including, everybody’s favorite treat: chocolate. Let's look at how cocoa can be beneficial to your health and how best to consume it to maximize the tasty superfood’s health benefits.

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Can Red Meat Increase Cancer Risk?
8.26.2019 Dory Benford

One way to lower your risk of developing cancer is to clean up your diet, emphasizing vegetables, fruits, whole grains and legumes. Based on recent research, another diet modification may also reduce your cancer risk — choosing white meat over red meat.

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Dear Hope: Who Knows About Nutrition?

If you meet with a nutritionist during or after treatment, be sure to verify his or her experience in oncology nutrition and do a quick online search to see what the letters after his or her name really indicate.

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The Keto Diet and Cancer
5.22.2019 hopeful

A recent study in the journal Nature suggests that a keto diet — high in fat, moderate in protein and low in carbohydrates — may improve cancer treatment. While this study was done in mice, there are multiple human studies currently underway to see if the same effect holds true in people.

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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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