A Burning Topic: A Nutritionist’s Perspective on Food Preparation Methods
Man has been grilling, smoking, and even frying foods since the discovery of fire. Steaks and burgers with perfect grill marks paired beautifully with french fries is iconic, and we admit it tastes great. But those cooking methods come with risks, Karen has some food for thought as we head into this summer grilling season.
Have You Talked About Herbs and Supplements With Your Oncologist?
Herbs and supplements can significantly enhance or derail your cancer treatment. An in-depth conversation with a well-versed physician about the supplements you're taking can make a big difference in how you feel and your overall outcome. Our guest blogger, Dr. Todd Robinson is a friend of Ackerman Cancer Center and a trusted resource for our patients. He lays out the importance of herbs and supplements during cancer treatment.
Eating with a purpose, the importance of feeding your immune system
Our immune system is constantly working to protect us and keep us healthy. Our lifestyle choice can impact how well our immune system can function. The foods we eat play a large role in helping our body stay as healthy as possible. This article details some immune-boosting foods as well as a delicious recipe for Greek Chicken Cauliflower Rice Bowls.
COVID-19 has changed how we do everything, especially in healthcare, but not all of those changes are bad. Some good things came out of COVID-19. We realized new benefits to some of our most effective treatment options, and gained a new appreciation for technology. Click to read more about cancer treatment in the time of COVID at Ackerman Cancer Center.
For many of us, coffee is a key beverage in our diet, and often it's the first thing we consume every day. New studies point to several health benefits of drinking coffee in moderation. In this blog I outline the benefits and risks of coffee along with a unique and simple recipe idea to add some flair to your cup of joe.
Beets are starting to earn their spot on the list as a superfood that can help you prevent cancer, look younger, and keep your digestive system on track. Take a look at Karen's blog to see how a tasty root can accomplish so much!
Blueberries are a free-radical fighting, anti-aging, eyesight preserving superfood. It's sweet and somewhat tart taste is the perfect staple in this Blueberry Pineapple Ginger Smoothie. Karen has highlighted the health and beauty benefits of the blueberry and her smoothie recipe is the perfect way to get more blueberries in your diet.
Proton Therapy Study Shows Improved Quality of Life Compared to Other Treatments
Important research is underway in the world of radiation therapy. A recent study reveals promising statistics that give patients hope for improved quality of life during and after treatment. Plus, Ackerman Cancer Center is contributing to additional research in a multi-institutional clinical trial that could be the next big leap in cutting edge prostate cancer treatment.
Every year, the Environmental Working Group compiles a list of fruits and vegetables that ranks the levels of pesticides found in the produce from highest to lowest. Whether you pick produce from The Dirty Dozen or The Clean Fifteen, it is the mission of the Environmental Working Group to empower people to live healthier lives in a healthier environment.