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Should your Cocktail Carry a Cancer Warning?

March 16, 2021

Did you know that drinking alcohol increases your risk of cancer?  Did you know that alcohol is the third leading preventable cause of cancer, behind tobacco and obesity?   There is strong evidence that alcohol can cause several types of cancer, including breast, colon, mouth, throat, voice box, esophagus and liver cancers.  If you didn’t know … Continued

Snack on Natural Foods to Shrug off Stress

March 16, 2021

WRAL recently published a great article on why hitting the produce aisle can help improve your mood and stress levels.  Not only do fruits, vegetables, and other plant foods fight cancer but they also provide a calming effect during stressful times that treatment (and a pandemic) can cause.  Check out their article to learn why … Continued

Diet and Exercise’s Link to Breast Cancer

September 24, 2020

Female Breast Cancer How what you eat and how active you are may affect your breast cancer risk   Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer diagnosed in women. Per the American Cancer Society, there was an estimated 268,670 new cases in 2018. Evidence now shows that an estimated 40% of cancer cases … Continued

How to Handle Groceries during COVID-19

May 5, 2020

NC State University developed a nice graphic that provides tips for handling groceries during the COVID-19 outbreak. You should NOT: Go grocery shopping if showing symptoms or think you may have been exposed to the virus Store groceries outside your home, in your car, or in the garage Wash produce with dish soap or any … Continued

Is Takeout Safe During COVID-19?

May 5, 2020

The CDC, FDA, and USDA are NOT aware of any reports that suggest COVID-19 can be transmitted through food or food packaging.  NC State University developed a great graphic that helps answer all your questions regarding the safety of getting takeout during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Click the link below for more information. Takeout Practices during … Continued

Why you Should Stop Dieting and Start Eating

October 21, 2019

Too often people look for the secret to weight loss by following the latest and greatest fad diet like: Keto, Whole 30, Paleo…the list goes on and on.  It’s true that you lose weight initially, but 95% of dieters regain their weight within 1-5 years.  Why?  Because fad diets are temporary food plans, they won’t … Continued

Does Sugar Feed Cancer?

January 24, 2019

This is probably the number one misunderstood topic related to cancer and nutrition. It also happens to be the number one question we get. Let’s take a closer look at what sugar does in our bodies.

Turmeric: spice or supplement?

October 31, 2018

 Turmeric, used in many delicious dishes, and one of its components, curcumin, are being studied for health benefits. Here’s what we know so far about turmeric and cancer. What is turmeric? Turmeric is a plant native to South Asia, but it is grown and used around the world. Its golden yellow root is used as … Continued

Keto-What? The Ketogenic Diet and Cancer

October 25, 2018

 By now, you’ve probably heard of the ketogenic diet (AKA “keto”) and maybe you’ve even tried or thought about trying it. It is wildly popular right now, in all its various forms. But it is also controversial. A quick internet search will bring up a variety of opinions on the matter. Today on the blog, … Continued