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Salad with seeds

Pump Up Your Protein During Cancer Treatment

Protein is one of the key nutrients important to fighting cancer. It’s necessary for cell maintenance, growth and repair. According to the National Cancer Institute, eating the right amount of prote...

Healthy Casserole

Tips and Recipes for Taking a Meal

Stuck when it comes to planning a meal for a friend in need? These ideas will help you deliver just what the doctor ordered. We have recipes tailored to specific conditions and tips that make things c...

Salmon dinner

How Omega-3s May Help Fight Breast Cancer

Omega-3 fatty acids have been shown to help protect your heart and maintain brain function. Because of their anti-inflammatory properties, many experts believe omega-3s benefit people with colitis, as...

Limit Sugar to Lower Cancer Risk

Sugar calories add up quickly. The average American consumes 350 calories of sugar each day, often without consuming a single cookie or piece of candy. How? Through hidden sugars. Sugar is added to ma...

Food Label

Read Labels for Smart Food Shopping

True or false? If a food or drink comes in an individual package, it’s an individual serving. That would be false. Even small containers, such as a pint of ice cream, contain more than one servin...

Buying-apples

Fight Cancer with Food Choices

Good nutrition plays a significant role in protecting health and preventing illness. To reduce the risk of cancer and other chronic diseases, start with a smart grocery list. Make your list in adva...

Resolutions for Cancer Survivors

If you’re a cancer survivor, every new year is a chance to plan for a healthy life. And you’re in good company. There are almost 14.5 million cancer survivors in the United States, and the number ...

Clock with healthy food

Resetting My Cancer Clock

June, 2015, and I have just been diagnosed with breast cancer. Let me back up. A year earlier, my primary care physician found a lump at a routine physical exam. It was diagnosed as cystic, and I was ...

kale salad

Let Food Be Thy Medicine

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food” hearkens back to Hippocrates, the father of medicine. This quote, though thousands of years old, acknowledges the importance of healthy eating a...

Cancer, What Now?