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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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

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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Cooking 101

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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Healthy Habits

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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Healthy Habits

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...


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Food Myths

Fruits & Vegetables: To Peel or Not To Peel?

Fruits and vegetables are known for their phytonutrients, which have outstanding health benefits such as reducing risk factors for cancer and chronic diseases. These phytonutrients are mostly found...


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Healthy Habits

Choose My Plate

For many of us who were used to eating a traditional American diet heavy in meat, carbs, and processed foods, the Choose My Plate model felt like a...


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Healthy Habits

Nutritional Considerations for Cancer Patients

Nutrition is an important aspect of everyone’s health, but it becomes even more essential for those in treatment for or recovering from cancer. Cancer patients have very specific...


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Healthy Habits

The Comfort Food Connection

Comfort food can be a euphemism for “not particularly good for you.” We love cheese, cream, butter, oil, and heart-warming carbs, and we’d like to fill an article...


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Healthy Habits

New Year’s Resolutions: 2022

It’s that time of year again. A new year and those New Year’s Resolutions. People love them or hate them, but they just can’t seem to stay away...