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A High-Insulin Diet and Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in both men and women. According to the American Cancer Society, in 2020 there will be an estimated 43,000 new cases of rectal cancer diagnosed in the United States. Because of this, it's important to maintain a healthy diet.

The Nutrient Packed Strawberry

Strawberries have many nutritional properties that may aid in overall health and wellness. It is a superfood packed with beneficial antioxidants and nutrients, such as potassium, folate, vitamin C, fiber, antioxidants, and flavonoids. In this bulletin is a flavorful recipe for a Gingery Mango and Berry Smoothie.

The Truth About Coconut Oil

Coconut oil has become popular in recent years, especially in trending Keto and Paleo diets. Many Americans consider coconut oil to be a healthy fat, but researchers warn it’s not as healthy as we think.

The Mediterranean Diet Ranked Best Plant-Based Diet

For the third year in a row, the Mediterranean Diet has been ranked as the gold standard of plant-based diets by US News and World Report's 2020 rankings of best diets. The Mediterranean Diet proved to be the best diet for overall health and management of chronic diseases. This diet emphasizes eating fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and seafood.

February is American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month and is the perfect time to raise awareness and learn more about how certain lifestyle choices can help reduce the risk of developing cardiovascular diseases. In this bulletin is a recipe for making Spinach Stuffed Salmon.

Thyme’s Culinary and Medicinal Uses

Thyme is an herb known for its medicinal, culinary, and ornamental plant uses. It is also a good source of many different vitamins, including vitamins A, K, C, B6, B9, and E. In addition, thyme has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. This week's bulletin includes recipe for Creamy Lemon Thyme Chicken.

The Health Benefits of Carrots

Carrots are root vegetables, well-known for helping with eyesight, but don’t underestimate their additional health benefits. The more colorful a fruit or vegetable, the more anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer properties it has. This bulletin contains a recipe for Red Lentil Carrot Soup.

Early Detection and Prevention of Cervical Cancer

Through screening, vaccinations, and treatment, cervical cancer is a preventable disease. Pap smears play an important role in the early detection and prevention of cervical cancer. Encourage the women in your life to be screened annually or every three years.

Yogurt and Dietary Fiber May Reduce Your Lung Cancer Risk

Making healthy lifestyle choices, such as avoiding tobacco and eating yogurt and dietary fiber, may help to reduce your risk of developing lung cancer. A recent study revealed that eating high amounts of yogurt and dietary fiber may reduce your lung cancer risk by 30%.