Food and Health, Prevention

Earlier this week, we explored the importance of vitamin D in osteoporosis prevention, as well as cancer prevention and health improvement. Many different products contain vitamin D, but not all of them are good for you. In this article, we'll explore some healthful -- and not-so-healthful -- sources of...
 

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Prevention

April is National Cancer Awareness Month. The American Institute of Cancer Research recommends eating a healthful, phytochemical-rich diet, exercising, and maintaining a healthful weight in order to reduce your cancer risk by 30%. Too busy at work to adhere to these guidelines? Just follow these suggestions for strategies to use on the job to reduce your risk of cancer and heart disease.
Food and Health, Prevention

Today we're focusing on pancreatic cancer, a dangerous disease that seems to be linked to diet. Very few people who are diagnosed with pancreatic cancer live more than a year or two after the diagnosis. Since pancreatic cancer is nearly always fatal, an ounce of prevention is worth far more than expensive medical treatments. It is increasingly clear that a rich Western diet that leads to weight gain earlier in life, and the development of insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes also likely promotes the development of pancreatic cancer.
Cooking

February is Heart Month. Here are three things you can pack on your journey to heart health: 1. Pack your lunch: Save money, time, calories and fat by bringing your lunch instead of eating at restaurants. Use low-fat chicken,  tuna or nut butter on whole grain bread or stuff...
Cooking

Best Bets at the Top Five Food Chains Top five food chains are McDonald's, KFC, Burger King, Starbucks and Subway. Here are the best low-cal choices in each place: - McDonald's: hamburger, apple dippers, yogurt, side salad with small amount of dressing  (McDonald's.com) - Burger King: Whopper Junior or...