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Our Top 5 Cancer Fighting Foods

“You are what you eat.”  This phrase is often forgotten in today’s fast food world. Diet plays an important role in all aspects of health, but can become even more important during…

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Nutritional Counseling During Cancer Treatment

We know that nutritional coaching helps people live a healthier life. People turn to dietitians every day to lose weight, manage their diabetes, and keep conditions like Crohn’s under control. What about cancer?…

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Nutrition Counseling During Cancer Treatment

Nutrition counseling has a tremendous value in helping patients and caregivers develop and manage a healthy nutrition plan. Nutrition counseling before, during, and after cancer treatment can improve treatment outcomes. What does…

Recipes from Around the World: Tangy Mango Smoothie

Enjoy this mango season with a cold and creamy blend of delicious flavors in a tropical inspired smoothie. This thirst quenching summertime smoothie is filled with tropical fruit like mangoes to give…

Recipes from Around the World: Summer Citrus Salad

This Summer Citrus Salad tastes so refreshing and is perfect for the warm, summer weather! This nutrient-dense salad is packed with vegetables, fruit, and healthy fat. Ingredient Highlights Spinach: Spinach contains fiber…

Recipes from Around the World: Tomato Rainbow Rice

Nutritional Content and Health Benefits Tomatoes are juicy and sweet, and full of the antioxidant lycopene, a plant compound linked to improved heart health, cancer prevention, and protection against sunburns [i]. Generally,…

Science Nook: Plant-Based Diet and Prostate Cancer

Plant-based diets may include lacto-ovo vegetarian (eats dairy and eggs), vegan (does not eat dairy or eggs), or an eating pattern that is mostly made up of plants (vegetables, fruit, grains, beans/legumes,…

Recipes from Around the World: Palestinian Bulgur Salad

Middle Eastern cuisine and flavors have a great deal of diversity across many countries, but there are also classic dishes that appear throughout the region. This bulgur salad can be considered a…

Recipes from Around the World: Chicken Congee

Congee is a signature Cantonese dish that can be served for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. It is made from rice that is cooked into a watery texture and usually served with a…

Recipes from Around the World: Nepalese Lentil Soup

Nepalese cuisine is less well known internationally than its Indian neighbor and while there are many similarities between the two, Nepal also has its own unique ingredients and flavors. Locally grown spices…

Cancer Awareness Calendar

January National Healthy Weight Week (third week in January)-Tip: Focus on adding not subtracting. When building your plate or ordering food, focus on what can be added to increase the content of fruits,…

Ready to Start a Plant-Based Diet?

With so much conflicting nutrition information, it can be difficult to know what eating pattern is best for your health. Today, we will discuss the benefits of a “plant-based diet,” an eating…

Recipes from Around the World: Eastern European Rugelach

Rugelach is associated with many Jewish communities of Eastern Europe, and with immigration, has spread to both America and Israel. Rugelach has developed in a variety of ways in different countries and…