Nutrition

Monday, May 20, 2019 - 10:34am

According to historical documents and archaeological finds, soybeans were first cultivated sometime in the 11th century BC in the eastern half of northern China, and soy has remained an important part of Asian diets ever since. Soy was first introduced to the United States in the mid-1700s.

Monday, May 6, 2019 - 3:34pm

Are you someone who relies on caffeine in the morning to start your day, or to power through the afternoon slump? If so, you aren’t alone.

Friday, March 15, 2019 - 8:00am
Cancer patients have specific nutritional needs. Those needs can differ from person to person, depending on the type of cancer, the type of treatment and other factors. That's why Roswell Park's registered dietitians need specialized knowledge to care for our patients and survivors.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 8:30am

If you feel well and your doctor has not restricted your diet, you may be interested in embracing a healthy lifestyle after cancer treatment.

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 8:00am
Concerns have been raised worldwide about whether chemicals used for growing crops can increase the risk of cancer. Is it time to go organic?
Friday, January 11, 2019 - 4:56pm
Can cancer patients in treatment eat seafood? Drink alcohol? Roswell Park's nutrition experts deliver the answers to these and other dietary questions.
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 3:19pm
The holidays are an exciting time of year. However, between the parties, stress and baked goods, it’s also a time when people tend to gain weight.
Monday, November 19, 2018 - 1:03pm

Thanksgiving is the time when we try to be thankful for what we have, to enjoy the company of our friends and family over a nice meal, and for many of us, it's the official start to the holidays.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 1:03pm
What comes to mind when you think of fall? Probably cooling temperatures, changing leaves, Halloween, and of course, pumpkins!
Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - 4:14pm
Football season is here again and whether you're out at the tailgate or watching the game from the couch, you'll probably find yourself snacking this Sunday. While your food will surely be tasty, the typical pigskin party fare packs in around 2,500 calories — more than most people should consume in a single day. Try out some of these healthy (and tasty!) alternatives and tips to manage your waistline and maintain your health during the big game.