Americans throw out about 14% of the food they buy in grocery stores — an average of about $500 every year. Careful meal planning and grocery shopping can help you get more value from your food budget.
Food costs are on the rise, but a healthy eating pattern does not have to be a more expensive eating pattern. Eating right on a budget means using strategies to plan, purchase and prepare meals in ways that allow you to stretch your food dollars.

The World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines now classify processed meats as a “definite” cause of cancer, while red meats are a “probable” cause.

Cancer survivors naturally have many questions as they look ahead toward their post-treatment lives. Today, we answer three frequently asked questions about nutrition 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?
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.
Calories from food are essential for meeting your body’s energy needs and maintaining a healthy weight. During cancer treatment, your calorie needs may increase.
During cancer treatment, you may find yourself eating less than usual due to side effects from chemotherapy or radiation. That’s why, if your appetite isn’t up to par, it’s important to try to take steps to meet your nutritional needs.
Constipation can have many causes. For cancer patients, some of these may be directly related to your cancer treatment, such as certain drugs and pain relievers, or indirectly, such as changes in your diet, activity and mood.

While some risk factors, including a genetic predisposition for disease, cannot be controlled, research has shown certain lifestyle factors, like a healthy diet, exercise and maintaining a healthy body weight, could prevent nearly half of the cases of colorectal cancers diagnosed in the United States every year.

Nutritional needs and challenges are different for every cancer patient. Roswell Park's RDNs can make personalized recommendations to help you manage any side effects of treatment and stay healthy into the future.
While low-carb diets may appear to provide a “quick fix” when it comes to weight loss, evidence doesn't show that they help you lose weight in the long term. In fact, many diets that have been shown to be healthful patterns of eating are not low in carbohydrates. Here's the lowdown.