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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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Your Most-Asked Questions About Nutrition: Benefits of Consuming Healthy Fats

https://youtu.be/VuzViHmanoI The term “healthy fat” usually refers to unsaturated fat. This type of fat is a key part of the Mediterranean diet, which has been well-studied and linked to a reduced risk of chronic disease....

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Your Most-Asked Questions About Nutrition: Improving Your Diet for Better Health

https://youtu.be/ayICEbX157k Most of us are not eating enough plants, so if you want to eat healthier, including more plants in your diet is a great place to start.  Plant foods like fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts,...


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Your Most-Asked Questions About Nutrition: Easy Ways to Stay Hydrated

https://youtu.be/kJZYjnVYAdQ Your body needs water to survive and thrive, so it’s important to make sure you are staying hydrated by drinking enough. Try these tips to increase your water intake:  If...


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How to Build Healthy Habits with SMART Goals 

If you’ve thought about making a healthy lifestyle change but don’t know where to start, consider setting a SMART goal to focus your efforts and set yourself up...


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Summer Food Safety Tips

Summer is here, and while this is a great time of year to enjoy outdoor activities, such as barbecues and picnics, rising temperatures create an ideal environment for...


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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...


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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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Ingredient 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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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 Living for Cancer Survivorship

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


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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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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...