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Celebrate Family Wellness Month with a Family Meal
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Celebrate Family Wellness Month with a Family Meal

I’m not sure of the true origins of this poster, but from what I could find, it’s either from the Lard Council or Viz, a British Comedy Magazine. Whether it’s real or a spoof, it’s a depiction of that stereotypical 1950’s family; breadwinning father, stay-at-home mother, home in the suburbs. The 1950’s family demographic set...

Top-10 Take-Aways from Dietitians Oncology Conference 2014
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Top-10 Take-Aways from Dietitians Oncology Conference 2014

1. Diet and obesity are second to smoking as a cause of cancer. Obesity causes inflammation in organs and visceral fat (the fat that is packed around our organs, as opposed to sub-cutaneous fat, which is just below the skin). Weight loss is a good strategy for cancer risk reduction. 2. From 2004 to present,...

Sugar with Added Hazelnuts
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Sugar with Added Hazelnuts

Would You Like Some Hazelnuts With That Sugar? I love nutella. It’s a guilty pleasure. Why guilty? If you’ve never bothered to read the ingredient list, the first ingredient is not hazelnuts, it’s not cocoa, it’s sugar. In fact, every 1 tbsp serving has 11 g of sugar. (The American version has 2 tbsp serving...

Top Cancer Fighting Spices
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Top Cancer Fighting Spices

In my newest webinar, The Spice Shakedown: Eating a Cancer Fighting Diet, I will share with you the top 3 cancer-fighting spices and why they should be in your spice cupboard and more importantly, on your plate! If you like quick tips that will have an immediate impact on your diet, this webinar is for...

Cancer, Genes and Nutrition
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Cancer, Genes and Nutrition

This is the third in a series of blog posts that report on sessions that I attended at the Food & Nutrition Conference (FNCE) in Houston, Texas. This session was called: Nutrition and Cancer: From Genotype to Phenotype This talk was presented by: Steven Clinton, MD, PhD, Professor, Division of Medical Oncology, College of Medicine and...