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5 Questions About Nutrition and Cancer with an Oncology Dietitian

After diagnosis, cancer patients have a lot to manage. Oncology dietitian Nichole Giller works with patients to reduce the confusion around diet during and after cancer treatment. Giller said her work is rewarding because she can discuss modern research with cancer patients and survivors in hopes of giving them the…...

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Thanksgiving Leftovers? Build Your Own Protein Bowl

Looking for something to do with Thanksgiving turkey leftovers or to experience the warm and comforting taste of the holidays? Try a festive and delicious Thanksgiving protein bowl. Not only is this recipe flexible and creative, it’s protein-packed! Use what you have leftover from Thanksgiving or try the recommended recipes…...

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Does Green Tea Reduce the Risk of Cancer?

Green tea has long been linked with positive health outcomes. It is full of antioxidants that have been associated with the prevention of many ailments, including cancer. Despite these associations, there have been no evidence-based suggestions on the quantity of green tea needed to prevent cancer. There are also no…...

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Study links dietary fat consumption to breast cancer survival rate

It is undisputed that diet and nutrition are linked to the cause and perpetuation of cancer. Today, America faces an increasingly prevalent medical issue that affects more than 30% of its citizens: obesity. The number of obese Americans has dramatically increased in the past several decades, and if current trends…...

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Healthy Garden Teriyaki Stir-Fry

Nourishment is a fundamental aspect of body-mind wellness. It provides the raw materials and potential energy required for life-sustaining chemical. Nourishment affects health at the chemical level and also at the personal level. Part of cancer prevention and health creation is developing a nourishing dietary lifestyle that honors both of…...

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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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