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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 exercise – and our handy guide of ingredient substitutions helps you...

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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, a German chemist who, along with...


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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...


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What Are Antioxidants?

Terms like antioxidants and free radicals tend to be thrown around a lot, especially in the cancer area, where these compounds are supposed to help prevent or fight...


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Cooking 101

Collard Greens

Collard greens are one of the true glories of soul food. Down South, a chicken dinner without them is almost unimaginable. Collards have earned their place on the...


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Cooking 101

The Who’s Who of Starchy and Non-Starchy Veggies

The classification of vegetables can be tricky when it comes to foods that are part of a cancer-preventative diet. Some of this is due to the fact that...


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Cooking 101

Kale

A member of the brassica family of veggies which includes cabbage and broccoli, kale has enjoyed its fair share of fame in the anticancer spotlight. Like all members...


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Cooking 101

Lentils

As one Hindu proverb goes, “Rice is good, but lentils are my life.” Arguably one of the oldest domesticated crops in the human diet, lentils are a staple...