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Sustainable Eating

Sustainable eating simply means that you are consuming food in a way that is beneficial for the environment, animals, humans, and the community. The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) reports that over 99% of farm animals are raised in factory farms, aka CAFOs (Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations). Typically, large amounts […]

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sustainable eating, cook for your life, anti cancer recipes

Sustainable Eating

Sustainable eating simply means that you are consuming food in a way that is beneficial for the environment, animals, humans, and the community. The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) reports that over 99% of farm animals are raised in factory farms, aka CAFOs (Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations). Typically, large amounts […]

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National Cancer Control Month and Minority Health Month- cook for your life

National Cancer Control Month & National Minority Health Month

April is both National Cancer Control Month & National Minority Health Month  “Cancer can affect people of all ages, races, and backgrounds, but certain risk factors exist that can often be mitigated. Limiting alcohol consumption, controlling sun exposure, exercising, getting recommended cancer screenings, and maintaining a healthy diet are all ways to reduce your risk […]

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Suggestions for a soft diet. Poached Pears

Maximizing nutrition on a soft diet

Many patients face issues with sore mouth during cancer treatment, which can lead to them following a soft diet. While soft diets are helpful, they can be ‘nutrient dilute’ meaning that eating enough calories to maintain weight is difficult. If you are eating a soft diet and find you are losing weight, it is a […]

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processed meat-anti cancer recipes- cook for your life

Processed Meat & Cancer Risk- What’s Safe to Eat?

Processed meat has become a clear focus when it comes to cancer prevention and diet, particularly when it comes to colorectal cancer, which is now on the rise among young adults. The World Health Organization lists processed meat as a ‘definite’ cause of cancer. This guidance came after a group of scientists reviewed over 800 […]

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mediterranean diet- cook for your life- anti cancer recipes

The Mediterranean Diet

The Mediterranean diet is argued to be one of the most nutritious ways to eat, as it is loaded with plant-based foods and healthy fats. The diet simply gets its name from the Mediterranean region and its inhabitants who are generally very healthy and live long, disease-free lives. The diet consists of tons of fresh […]

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    carrots - cook for your life

    Carrots

    Al dente and delectable, the ever-constant carrot has been used for thousands of years for medicinal purposes. High levels of beta-carotene, metabolized by the body into vitamin A, give carrots their characteristic orange hue and a significant part of their nutritional value. Vitamin A is known for its positive effects on eyesight, as our mothers […]

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    steamed leeks - cook for your life- anti-cancer recipes

    Leeks

    For the Love of Leeks By Fiona Breslin Leeks are loved all over Europe. They are the national plant of Wales – remember “Henry V”? In France they are known as “the poor man’s asparagus,” (even if they are nothing at all like asparagus). In the United States, however, this anti-oxidant rich allium vegetable takes a […]

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    Chocolate, anti-cancer recipes -Cook For Your Life

    Chocolate

    Chock Full of Chocolate Knowledge By Chelsea Fisher Chocolate chips and cocoa powder aren’t often what you’d think of as pantry staples, but when a potluck or sweet craving comes along, they’re certainly good to have around. Unfortunately, chocolate can be confusing. With so many different varieties it can be difficult to know what kind […]

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    farro, anti-cancer food - cook for your life

    Farro

    Far Out Farro By Russ Israel Yes, Farro does have to do with the Egyptian rulers known as Pharaohs; the ancient strain of wheat was one of the first crops domesticated in Egypt. It has only become popular in recent years because it is one of the hardest grains to hull. The Italians initiated farro’s comeback […]

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    grapefruit - cook for your life

    Grapefruit

    The Ruby Renegade By Chelsea Fisher This sour citrus is brimming with good-for-you vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, but there’s also a darker side to the otherwise innocent ruby globe. Let’s start with some helpful information on grapefruit’s more unfortunate characteristics. Grapefruits and Drug reactions: If you are a grapefruit lover, but take a lot of […]

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