Nutrition

Monday, May 15, 2017 - 2:47pm

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.

“Diabetes and cancer have many common risk factors and a potential biological link might exist as both diseases are diagnosed in the same person more frequently compared to a person without diabetes,” explains Dr. Sharma. 

Monday, May 8, 2017 - 1:36pm

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.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 8:31pm

Eggs are a powerhouse of nutrition in a handy little round package. These little guys are packed with many nutrients – they’re an excellent source of choline and selenium, and a good source of high-quality protein, vitamin D, vitamin B12, phosphorous and riboflavin.

Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 3:28pm

Your money or your health? When it comes to nutrition, sometimes it can seem like a choice between the two. Yes, healthy eating can be expensive. But, with a little planning, it doesn’t have to be.

Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 2:39pm

Bloating. It’s one thing to feel overly full after a large celebratory meal, but unfortunately, for many patients in cancer treatment, bloating doesn’t come with a holiday, but instead is an unpleasant side effect of cancer therapy.  Bloating can be caused by slowed movement of food through the G.I. (gastrointestinal tract or digestive tract) tract due to gastric surgery, chemotherapy (also called chemo belly), radiation therapy or medications. Whatever the cause, the discomfort is universally not welcome.

Friday, March 10, 2017 - 5:11pm

March is National Nutrition Month and this year's theme is “Put Your Best Fork Forward.” National Nutrition Month is an annual effort by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to help Americans incorporate healthy eating into their lives.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 5:49pm

Janet Snyder is the #ChiefHealthOfficer of her family just like you are for yours! Janet is a dedicated mother who knows the struggles of balancing life and work while trying to stay fit and eat well.

Saturday, August 20, 2016 - 1:00pm
It’s been an exceptionally hot summer. So it helps to have an easy, go-to treat to stay cool. Watermelon never disappoints. But with a little imagination – and minimal effort – you can take your melon to the next level.
Monday, July 11, 2016 - 5:08pm
For many, enjoying time outdoors in a garden on a sunny day is a favorite summer pursuit. Studies show that gardening helps reduce stress, improve mental and physical health and helps with depression.
Friday, June 24, 2016 - 12:06pm

We all know good nutrition and exercise are key to a healthy lifestyle. A diet rich in fruits, vegetables and whole grains and less intake of meat, especially red meat and processed meats, is associated with a lower risk of cancer and better overall health.