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Cancer-fighting Food

The Benefits of Asparagus: Foods that Fight Cancer

Summer is heating up, and that can only mean one thing: time to break out the grill! Everyone loves a classic hot dog, but did you know a green stalky vegetable is winning itself a spot on many Americans’ grills this year? Asparagus is an easy-to-grill vegetable, needing little to…...

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Nut-Consumption and Breast Cancer Survival

Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer among women in the world and, although less common, it can also affect men. An estimated 284,200 new breast cancer cases will be diagnosed in the United States this year, and tragically an estimated 44,130 deaths will occur. While screening and…...

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Vitamin-D Rich Foods & Colorectal Cancer Prevention

Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in men and women in the United States. However, recent studies suggest there may be an effective way to reduce one’s risk. A team of researchers recently shared their exciting findings showing that eating greater amounts of vitamin D may help…...

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Mushrooms for Cancer Prevention and Mental Wellbeing

The next time you make a salad, you may want to consider adding mushrooms to it – because these magical fungi have anticancer and emotional wellbeing benefits.  Mushrooms are rich in vitamins, nutrients, and antioxidants. Recent research shows that these superfoods may also help guard against cancer. Even though shiitake,…...

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Potatoes vs. Sweet Potatoes: Root Vegetables for Cancer Prevention

The cold weather can only mean one thing – it’s stew season! No winter vegetable stew is complete without a solid variety of root vegetables – especially the classic yet versatile potato! Potatoes are a root vegetable, which means the part that grows underground is consumed by humans rather than the…...

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