Cancer-Fighting Lifestyle

Potatoes vs. Sweet Potatoes: Root Vegetables for Cancer Prevention

The cold weather can only mean one thing – it’s stew season! No winter vegetable stew is complete without a solid variety of root vegetables – especially the classic yet versatile potato! Potatoes are a root vegetable, which means the part that grows underground is consumed by humans rather than the…...

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Cancer-Fighting Food: Whole Grains for Better Breakfast

Did you know that people who eat breakfast tend to be healthier than people who skip their morning meals? According to the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, people who skip the most important meal of the day are more likely to be overweight or obese than those who eat breakfast. …...

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Spending More Time Outside Benefits Our Health

Have you ever noticed how you feel happier and more refreshed after spending some time in nature? That is no coincidence. Research has proven that spending time outside is associated with good health and overall wellbeing.  While modern amenities have undoubtedly made life easier on many accounts, life today is unlike any…...

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5 Tips for Eating Healthy While Traveling

Traveling requires a lot of preparation under normal circumstances. As a cancer patient, there is even more to consider. Cancer patients and their families must be strategic when mapping out the family vacation, from preparing medications to familiarizing themselves with the nearest medical centers. One piece of planning that often…...

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Understanding the Link Between Sugar and Cancer

Is sugar inherently bad for you? What about natural sugars, like those found in fruits? Does sugar increase one’s risk of cancer? We’ve all heard it before – too much sugar is bad for you, even when it comes from natural sources. Too much sugar can negatively impact how you…...

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month Recipe: Pink Smoothie

Ingredients: 1 cup frozen mixed berries (or fresh if in season) 1 frozen ripe banana ½ cup of low fat plain Greek yogurt 1/4 cup of orange juice 1 teaspoon of honey or maple syrup 1 tablespoon of peanut butter (optional) Combine all the ingredients in a blender until smooth…...

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Cancer-Fighting Food: Trail Mix

Trail Mix is a healthy and energizing snack that can pack in valuable nutrients with minimal effort. With endless possible combinations, trail mix also provides variety to your daily meals. This lightweight and versatile snack is an excellent option for those constantly on the go or lacking energy and time,…...

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Cancer-Fighting Turmeric Recipe

Herbs and spices play an important role in many cultures across the world—being used in a variety of activities, including medical treatments and religious practices. Even AFCR, a leader in game-changing discoveries, acknowledges herbs are gaining momentum in mainstream cancer treatment. Herbs and spices also play an important role in…...

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Healthy Grilling Tips to Improve Your Cookout

It is no secret that a healthy and balanced diet can greatly improve one’s health. Studies suggest that following a healthy diet could prevent 30-50% of all cancers. As the warmer weather slowly sneaks up, so do some bad summer eating habits. Summer grilling is a staple in the warmer months, but…...

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The Benefits of Juicing: Fact vs Fiction

No matter who you are or where you live, everyone can benefit by following one simple rule: eat more vegetables!  But is juicing also beneficial? To keep it simple, the Asian Fund for Cancer Research has broken down some myths and spelled out the facts. Can I consume my fruits…...

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