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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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Cheese

Experimenting with new cheeses can be a delightful way to add complex taste to different meals. Cheese is a simple, easy-to-fix snack if you are tired, and offers...


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Cooking 101

Chickpeas

One Cool Chickpea By Fiona Breslin Garbanzo beans, also called chickpeas, are a staple nearly the world over. They play a leading role in a host of delicious dishes —...


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A Seed Guide for Cancer Patients

If you are contemplating a more plant-based or vegan diet, seeds provide numerous health benefits due to the abundance of nutrients packed inside them. Seeds are important because...


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Going Vegan-What You Need to Know

The vegan diet has many health benefits including lower rates of obesity, heart disease, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, type 2 diabetes, and certain types of cancer....


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Food Traditions- Lent & Easter

Lent is a season of reflection, lasting for the 40 days prior to Easter in the Christian calendar. During Lent, Christians aim to replicate Jesus’ sacrifice in the...


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Nutritional Yeast

If you’ve spent any time walking through a health food store, researching cheese substitutes for vegan diets, or reading health articles, you’ve likely come across nutritional yeast. This powerful...


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Cooking 101

Fish

Fish is undoubtedly one of our most nutritious, varied sources of protein, and it’s especially good for cancer survivors -- quick to cook, easy to digest, and full...


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Kitchen Dictionary

Cauliflower

While we will always encourage you to eat a rainbow-hued plate full of colorful fruits and vegetables for better health, cauliflower, with its creamy white florets, is also...


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Chard

Swiss chard works hard for recognition on the American dinner table. Cooks are often reluctant to tackle its huge green leaves and strong spine. But chard deserves a...


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Cayenne Pepper

Ever wonder what made that burrito you ordered taste so good – perfectly smoky and perfectly spicy?  Most likely, it was cayenne pepper.  But cayenne is not just...


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Ginger

Ginger — that funny-looking brown root you find near the potatoes in the produce section — not only has a distinctive flavor but a long history of medicinal...


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Garlic

It may need to be paired with a package of breath mints, but garlic has long been a culinary and medicinal mainstay. The fragrant bulb can claim a...