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Pairing Your Foods To Get More Nutrition

Did you know that pairing different foods together can help increase the amount of nutrition you get from foods? Here are simple ways of getting more of these necessary nutrients.  Iron and Vitamin C There are...

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Enticing Young Eaters to Eat Fruits & Vegetables

Good nutrition is essential for a young child’s optimal growth and development. Specifically, maintaining a diet that’s rich in fruit and vegetables and establishing healthy eating habits earlier in life can decrease your child’s...


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How to Lower Your Risk for Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal or colon cancer accounts for one-third of all cancer-related deaths in the United States, affecting men and women of all racial and ethnic groups, especially in people...


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Maintaining a Healthy Weight for Cancer Prevention

Many studies show convincing evidence that there is a strong link between excess body fat and cancer risk. The mechanism of how excess body fat increases cancer is...


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Substitution Guide

Cooking is a creative endeavor that doesn’t always go as smoothly as planned, even for the most accomplished cook. Being able to adapt in the kitchen is one of the greatest strengths you can...


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Food Myths

Does Sugar Feed Cancer?

The idea that sugar feeds cancer has been circulating in mainstream media for decades. Its origins go back to a paper published in the 1920s by Otto Warburg,...


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We’ve Cooked Up a New Cook for Your Life

After more than a year of plotting, planning, editing, and designing, we are thrilled to unveil a brand-new Cook for Your Life! In addition to a more modern look...


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How to Eat an Anti-Inflammatory, Immune-Boosting Diet

It’s no mystery that there are many foods with proven benefits for your immune system. When you consume these foods, it helps support our body’s acute inflammatory response (the...


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Healthy Habits

Healthy Living for Cancer Survivorship

Cancer remains to be the second leading cause of death in the United States. However, as cancer survivorship increases, there is more research being done to help these...


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Blind to Bladder Cancer? It’s a Woman Thing

I’m a woman of a certain age. I guess I’m in what feels like the youth of my old age, although my doctors would probably disagree. But then...


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Healthy Habits

Use It, Don’t Lose It

We've all been there – staring into the fridge, wondering when and how we're going to use the almost-expired groceries staring back at us. Even the best of intentions...


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Cooking 101

Eggs

Eggs are a welcome part of a healthy diet. One of the most cost-effective ways to boost protein intake is a dependable and delicious egg. Adding extra egg...


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Cooking 101

Cooking for Comfort

These are strange times. Everything looks normal – the sun still rises, the kids still need three squares a day, you still need to take out the garbage...