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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Get Your Five-A-Day the Easy Way

Keeping your kitchen stocked with fresh fruits and vegetables can feel daunting, especially when you first start incorporating them into your diet. Plus, the temptation and ease of...


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In The Know: Buying Shrimp & Scallops

  Briny shrimp and sweet tasting scallops are delicious, quick cooking and very good for you. Both are high in protein and low in fat have a wide array...


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Seafood: Keeping It Healthy & Safe

During the spring and summer months, if we’re not indulging in lobster rolls or moules frites, many of us feel more naturally inclined to eat lighter fresh foods...


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Food Safety: Healthy Handling Tips

Every year millions of people fall ill due to contaminated food. For those of us going through cancer treatment, food safety can be especially important. If you are...


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The Role of Protein During Cancer Treatment

Receiving a cancer diagnosis turns your world upside down. That initial shock is usually accompanied by a search for information regarding your diagnosis. What you should or shouldn’t...


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Wondrous Winter Squash

From blue to orange, smooth to bumpy and popular to obscure, diverse winter squash all provide cancer-fighting compounds and an earthy-sweet taste that makes the oncoming cold weather...


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All About Parmesan Cheese

When many of us think of Parmesan cheese we think of the powdery grated cheese we see in pizza parlors and pasta joints, or in shaker boxes on...


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Eat to Beat the Summer Heat With Easy No-Cook Strategies!

Here at CFYL we’re all about getting into the kitchen and whipping up easy meals but sometimes in the summer it’s just too darn hot to cook! Unfortunately...


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Back to School: How to Pack a Healthy Lunch for Kids

Back to school time means your kids will be going off to a day of classes with their backpacks and lunch boxes in tow. Now is a great...


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Keep Moving: Physical Activity for Cancer Prevention

Physical activity is one of the lifestyle factors that can influence the risk of cancer and other chronic diseases in addition to dietary factors and smoking and alcohol...


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Quick, Healthy Breakfast Tips

Recent studies have found that children and teenagers who skip breakfast have higher body fat than those who eat breakfast. And higher body fat can lead to serious...


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Safe Grilling Tips for Cancer Patients

Grilling and summer go hand in hand. There are so many delicious things we can make on the BBQ, but it’s also important to know how to grill...