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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.

To Brew, or not to Brew

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.

Naturally Enhance Your Digestion

Digestion issues and irregularity are common with today's lifestyle and diet. Karen has a delicious recipe and 5 foods that can help ease these issues naturally.

Beauty and the Beet

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’ Health and Beauty Benefits

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.

The 2020 Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen

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.

Eating Healthy to Manage Lupus

Healthy eating plays an important role to help reduce the symptoms and side effects that come with lupus. By maintaining a healthy lifestyle, those diagnosed with lupus can have a better quality of life.