Nutrition

Friday, June 19, 2015 - 11:59am

Most people know that nausea can be an unwelcome side effect of cancer therapy, causing loss of appetite and poor nutrition.

Friday, June 5, 2015 - 3:48pm

More and more people in the U.S. are surviving cancer. If you’re among them, you may be looking for ways to keep yourself healthy into the future.

Friday, May 22, 2015 - 1:40pm

May marks National Strawberry Month! Strawberries are not only delicious and refreshing, but are also an excellent source of key nutrients and vitamins.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 2:06pm

Many men with early-stage, non-aggressive prostate cancer choose to take a “wait and watch” approach to the disease, undergoing active surveillance — regular monitoring — instead of entering treatment

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 4:29pm

With Easter at our doorstep, we have eggs on the mind! Coloring Easter eggs is a great way to spend time with your family and have fun with the kids. Eggs can also be a nutritious addition to your diet as they are packed with protein, essential vitamins, and minerals.

Monday, March 30, 2015 - 3:14pm

Eating well helps you get the nutrients your body needs to promote healing and minimize side effects. It may also help you feel better. Unfortunately, sometimes cancer or cancer treatment can affect your appetite.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 2:05pm

Stock up on winter squash this year to receive many health benefits! Squash contains a number of essential nutrients that can play an important role in your diet.

Friday, February 6, 2015 - 2:02pm

A cancer diagnosis isn’t a reason to stop being vigilant when it comes to prevention. In fact, cancer patients have even more reason to be on guard, because they usually have a higher risk for infection or for developing other types of cancer.

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 3:57pm

Childhood obesity can have both immediate and long-term effects on health and well-being. We develop our eating habits (and many other habits and behaviors) during childhood, so obesity frequently becomes a lifelong issue.

Monday, December 22, 2014 - 11:01am

Alcohol is a fixture at most holiday functions, but if liquor is off limits during cancer treatment, there are healthy alternatives to help you celebrate the season.