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From tips for cooking through chemotherapy to busting healthy food myths to easy, pantry-friendly meal ideas — our team of experts covers it here.
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Registered Dietitian or Nutritionist: What’s the Difference?

When looking for accurate information about food and nutrition it’s often hard to know who you can trust. Additionally, thanks to the world wide web plus social media there are many opportunities for people...

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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 over 50. But more recently, there's...


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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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Cooking 101

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 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...


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Kitchen Dictionary

Spinach

When it comes to dark leafy vegetables, spinach is one of the most versatile and nutrient-packed out there. Its mild flavored leaves can be prepared and served in...