Apricots are in season a little while longer. Karen has some wonderful ideas on ways to use apricots, including a Basmati Pilaf recipe. She explains the health benefits and dispels some myths about this sweet fruit as well.
When you're handed a cancer diagnosis, the first step is sometimes the hardest. Making sure you have the best team of doctors crafting a custom care plan for you is one of the most important steps. This blog has some advice and tips on how to pick the best physician to help you conquer cancer.
When was the last time you ate a fig? Well, put them on your shopping list (our blog tells you how to pick the best ones), because Karen has a recipe that will add some delicious sophistication to your next pizza and movie night!
Brazil nuts are low-carb and rich in healthy fats. They are also a great source of Selenium which has shown to provide many health benefits. Read more to see the many ways Brazil nuts can improve your health and to see a delicious Brazil nut and Brussel Sprout cast iron recipe.
Blackberries are at their peak during the mid-summer months, but even frozen berries have great health benefits. Karen has a blackberry bread recipe that would be delicious with fruit-infused water in the hot summer months, or with a warm tea in winter.
Addressing Racism in Healthcare- “I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.”
As our country continues to wake up to the subtle and not-so-subtle ways racism remains in our lives and our institutions, it is important to point out how it impacts us so that we can explore ways to make it better. Dr. Paul Clark is a psychologist and a licensed social worker, and the staff psychologist for Ackerman Cancer Center. He penned a great essay exploring the ways racism impacts healthcare in an effort to start a larger conversation about what we can do to move forward.
Avocados are versatile and can be featured as the main ingredient or hidden. They are a superfood with a variety of health benefits for your heart, eyes, and mind, and Karen has a recipe that you will never believe uses avocados, and it will satisfy your sweet tooth.
Medicine is an evolving science. We are constantly learning new information and how to apply our new knowledge to our lives. The American Cancer Society has recently updated its 2012 guidelines to reflect new knowledge on how lifestyle choices impact cancer risk and cancer death. Karen has summarized the new guidelines, added helpful links to diet and meal recommendations, and included a fantastic mango salsa recipe.