Nutrition

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 2:43pm
Proper nutrition and hydration make a big difference on long bike rides, and it’s particularly important at three vital times — before, during and after a ride. Try these tips to help you make the most out of any cycling endeavor.
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 3:12pm
Wellness programs on healthy eating and mindfulness meditation have attracted a lot of interest from patients, survivors, families and employees. Meet Roswell Park's new Wellness Programs Coordinator and find out what's on the drawing board.
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 3:38pm

Getting enough fluid every day is important for your health. As the weather heats up, we sometimes forget to stay properly hydrated. Dehydration can cause headaches, lethargy, muscle weakness and a host of other problems.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 3:15pm
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.
Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 1:37pm

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

Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 3:50pm
Chemotherapy can come with unpleasant side effects, including nausea and loss of appetite. Our social media followers shared advice for what helped get them through treatment while maintaining adequate food and nutrition intake.
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 9:34am
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.
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 4:16pm

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.

Monday, July 3, 2017 - 1:43pm

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. According to the National Cancer Institute, HCAs and PAHs have been found to be mutagenic, which means they cause changes in DNA that may increase the risk of cancer.

Monday, June 19, 2017 - 5:40pm

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