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Root Vegetables and Exotic Fruits Month: Getting These Superfoods on Your Plate

Winter’s tantalizing coolness has been slowly creeping its way into the northern hemisphere. The solstice today, December 21st, marks the start of the season. Many Americans, especially those in the unforgivingly snowy states, welcome winter with bowls upon bowls of vegetable soup. As these individuals sip a steamy serving of…...

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A Healthy Holiday Recipe: Stuffed and Roasted Squash

Putting together a holiday menu can be fun—but also stressful. There are lots of diet restrictions to consider and lots of prep work awaiting. Planning can be especially difficult when searching for a healthy addition to the holiday spread. Despite being chock-full of fats and calories, forgoing the beloved green…...

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Thanksgiving Recipe: Soup or Side Dish—or Both!

The National Foundation for Cancer Research expresses our appreciation to chef German Lam, a cancer survivor who has been profiled in our Faces & Voices of Cancer—In Depth series, as well as on the FVC website, for offering this delicious base recipe of his to our readers. Perfect for Thanksgiving!…...

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Simple, Fresh and Tasty Summer Salad

Summer, as wonderful as it is, can bring high heat, humidity and higher levels of physical activity, making unappealing even moderately heavy meals....

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Healthy Environment = Healthy Bodies

As we celebrate Earth Day on April 22nd of this year, we collectively draw attention to common environmentally friendly habits: use less plastic, reduce chemicals in the environment, cut down on air pollutants, and choose environmentally friendly farm products....

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Eating for Cancer Prevention

We’ve all heard about the importance of healthy eating and living for longevity, but how influential is it for cancer, specifically? Are diet and lifestyle influential enough to significantly reduce cancer formation and progression? The answer is “yes!” Approximately 30-40% of cancer diagnoses could be prevented by modest diet and…...

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Antioxidants: Body Balance

A 2017 epidemiological study published in Frontiers in Oncology suggests that a diet rich in antioxidants like carotenoids and vitamin C can help to prevent breast cancer and lung cancer. Antioxidants have had their fair share of press in recent years and numerous studies have been done trying to pinpoint their…...

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Healthy Eating & Lifestyle Tips for the New Year

With 2018 now at hand, many of us will resolve to reign in our eating habits until the Holiday season returns next fall. The leeway we have understandably allowed ourselves over the past few weeks so as to indulge during the Holidays will be curtailed. So we say!  To help,…...

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Forty Percent of American Cancer Cases Linked to Weight

In a report published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, obesity and even being overweight are associated with at least 13 different types of cancer, comprising 40% of all cancer diagnoses. More than 630,000 people in the U.S. are annually diagnosed with a cancer associated with obesity…...

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Two of Our Favorite Healthy Holiday Cookie Recipes

To help during this copious-cookie time, we’ve hand-picked two of our favorite recipes that offer a healthier take on your favorite holiday treats....

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