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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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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 necessary nutrients. Iron and Vitamin C There are...

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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 bacteria to rapidly multiply and increase...


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The New American Plate

If you’re wondering how to include healthier, plant-based foods in your diet, look no further than the New American Plate guidelines. The New American Plate was created by...


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Wine, Antioxidants, and Heart Health: An Update on What We Know 

February is American Heart Month. While you may send and receive greeting cards with cartoon hearts for Valentine’s Day, it’s also a good time of year to check...


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Eating for Heart Health: Long-Term Benefits of Cholesterol-Lowering Foods

Recommendations for heart health and cancer survivorship are usually very similar, with good reason: Cardiovascular disease and cancer are the two leading causes of death for middle-aged adults...


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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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Nourishing Your Body Through Bladder Cancer: Insights from Spring Bladder Cancer Summit

Patient advocate, chef, and founder of Cook for Your Life (CFYL), Ann Ogden-Gaffney, and registered dietitian, nutrition advisor and CFYL editor, Gretchen Gruender, MS RDN CSO spoke on...


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Research spotlight: heart health for the cancer survivor 

Increased long-term survivorship following a cancer diagnosis is a result of improved screening and diagnostic techniques to detect a greater number of cancers earlier, combined with better and...


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The Rainbow of Food: How Phytonutrients Support a Cancer Protective Diet

WHAT ARE PHYTONUTRIENTS? Phytonutrients are compounds produced by plants to help protect them from environmental damage or predators. Some phytonutrients have been found to have cancer-protective properties, and many...


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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...