Healthy Living

"There's a lot of evidence that for someone who's overweight, losing even a small amount — five pounds, 10 pounds — can reduce the chances that they'll be diagnosed with cancer."

Getting enough fluid every day is important for your health. Dehydration can cause headaches, lethargy, muscle weakness and a host of other problems. So what is adequate hydration, and how do we meet these needs through drinking and eating? Here are some tips.

Chemotherapy, radiation, surgery and other cancer treatments can be hard on your body. Fortunately, making healthy food choices can help cancer patients feel better before, during and after treatment. Focus on balanced eating and avoid extreme diets, as they may leave you short on key nutrients.

Did you know that colorectal cancer is the fourth most common cancer in both men and women in the United States?

Many of us struggle to maintain healthy eating habits while we’re constantly rushing around to meet the demands of our careers and busy family lives. Check out these quick tips to stay healthy on the move.

Whether you’re lactose-intolerant, vegan or just looking to switch up your milk routine, milk alternatives can offer good nutrition profiles and different flavors to keep things interesting. The grocery store shelves can get a little overwhelming with all the different choices.

If you’re looking for fun ways to lead a healthier lifestyle, the BNMC is a good place to start.

Grilling meats at high temperatures results in the formation of heterocyclic amines (HCAs) and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), chemicals that form when meat — including beef, pork, fish or poultry — is cooked at high temperatures.

Fats have a place in every healthy, balanced diet—which is great because they add delicious flavor and texture to food as well as slow digestion (which contributes to the feeling of satiety).

Remember in the 90s when eating fat-free foods was the rage? The grocery store shelves were stocked with fat-free cookies, cakes, ice cream – you name it! Those were the days when many people thought that eating fat made you fat.

Is there a connection between certain types of cancer and diabetes? There could be, although the relationship is a complex one, according to Rajeev Sharma, MBBS, MD, FACE.

Studies show that there’s a direct link between our eating habits and our overall health. To give patients a healthy start on the road to recovery, Roswell Park’s Nutrition and Food Service Department has created a Room Service menu that reflects the AICR Recommendations for Cancer Prevention.