Ditch the doughnuts. When you’re being treated for cancer, eating healthy is critical.

Amanda Amigo, left, a registered dietitian at Cleveland Clinic Weston, goes over healthy food choices with Nancy Shapiro, who was diagnosed with breast cancer three years ago. Eating healthy and hydrating are critical when undergoing cancer treatment, when your body’s immune system often is weakened. When Nancy Shapiro was [...] Click here to view [...]

New study adds evidence to link between nutrition and breast cancer risk

While such studies don’t prove cause and effect, eating more vegetables, more fibre and less red meat, for example, has been linked to a lower risk. iStockPhoto / Getty Images Diet may play a role in preventing breast cancer, some observational studies have found. While such studies don’t prove [...] Click here to view [...]

2019-05-19T16:16:55-04:00May 19th, 2019|Cancer, Dietary, Weight Gain & Loss|0 Comments

Calories, Carbs, Fat, Fiber: Unraveling The Links Between Breast Cancer And Diet

A new study finds that women who ate a low-fat diet and more fruits, vegetables and grains, lowered their risk of dying from breast cancer. But which of those factors provided the protective effect? "A Low-Fat Diet Helps Reduce The Risk of Death From Breast Cancer." Did a headline [...] Click here to view [...]

Processed foods make us fatter, lead to cancer, and are linked with early death. But what, exactly, is a processed food?

A new study released Thursday provides the first evidence that processed foods aren't just bad for our health, they actually cause people to eat more and gain weight. Previous research has shown that processed foods are linked to higher rates of cancer and early death. Scientists consider food to [...] Click here to view [...]

2019-05-17T15:35:22-04:00May 17th, 2019|Cancer, Dietary, Weight Gain & Loss|0 Comments

Broccoli and Brussels sprouts: Cancer foes

Health & Medicine Broccoli and Brussels sprouts: Cancer foes Researcher Pier Paolo Pandolfi at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is exploring the cancer-fighting properties of vegetables like broccoli and Brussels sprouts. Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard file photo New research has linked a compound found in Brussels sprouts, broccoli, and other cruciferous [...] Click here to view [...]

2019-05-16T20:04:28-04:00May 16th, 2019|Cancer, Dietary|0 Comments

Low-fat diets could lower the risk of dying of breast cancer . That may be bad news for keto fans.

Eating fewer fatty foods and more fruits, vegetables, and grains could decrease a person's risk of dying from breast cancer, according to a new study. These findings differ from the trendy keto diet. which suggests people eat high amounts of fat and few carbohydrates. While it may decrease the [...] Click here to view [...]

2019-05-16T20:02:14-04:00May 16th, 2019|Breast Cancer, Dietary|0 Comments

Studies find not-so-sweet links between popular sweetener, cancer and diabetes

Almost forty percent of Americans were obese in 2016, up from 33.7 percent in 2008. Clearly, we as a nation are not getting the message: being overweight can kill you. Diabetes, stroke, heart disease and arthritis are direct results of carrying too much weight. The makers of artificial sweeteners [...] Click here to view [...]

Health: Study shows spicy compound from chili peppers found to slow lung cancer progression

Hospital Medical A recent study showed that a compound responsible for chili peppers’ heat could help slow the spread of lung cancer, making it a potential treatment for lung cancer. A researcher from Marshall University presented the results on last month at the American Society for Investigative Pathology annual [...] Click here to view [...]

2019-05-14T14:24:46-04:00May 14th, 2019|Dietary, Other Cancer|0 Comments

Why dietary advice is a critical part of cancer care

Patients who lose weight have lower survival rates yet very few are given nutritional information and support Director of the Irish Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism Niamh Rice presents the results of the first Irish study of the nutritional needs of Irish cancer patients. Cancer patients who lose [...] Click here to view [...]

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