Healthy Habits

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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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 complex but known to be related...


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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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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 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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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 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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The Facts about Fiber

Fiber is a type of carbohydrate and should be one of your favorite parts of a cancer-protective diet. There are two types, soluble fiber, and insoluble fiber, and...


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A Quick Guide to Setting Up Your Pantry

If you’re just starting out on your cooking adventure, it can be daunting shopping for pantry basics. There are so many herbs, spices, and other grocery items, it...


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Your Allies in the Fight Against Breast Cancer

Major organizations from the World Health Organization to the American Cancer Society advocate a diet high in plant foods as a way to combat a whole range of...


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Food Break Ups & How I Learned to Manage Chemo Side Effects

It was a nightly trip for me back in 2001. A few weeks into my treatments for stage III colon cancer, I could hardly keep anything down. Water...


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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...