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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%.

Chickpeas’ Nutritional Properties and Health Benefits

Chickpeas, also known as garbanzo beans, have many nutritional properties and health benefits. They are versatile in many cuisines and can be cooked in different ways. This bulletin contains a recipe for making homemade hummus.

The Benefits of Sustained Weight Loss

Maintaining weight loss has several benefits, including reducing the risk of certain cancers. In this bulletin are 5 wellness tips to help you keep your weight loss goals in the new year.

The Importance of Eating an Apple a Day

Eating apples has health benefits, including preventing chronic diseases, lowering cholesterol, improving digestion, reducing the risk of some cancers, and inducing beneficial bacteria in the colon. Apples contain antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.

New Year’s Resolutions: Staying Active

Being more physically active is one of the top five most common New Year’s resolutions. Whether you want to get in shape for vanity or for health, you should know that exercise can reduce your risk of chronic diseases as well as some cancers.

Brussels Sprouts: A Colorful and Nutritious Side Dish

Brussels sprouts are a great source of many different vitamins, including Vitamins A, C, K, B6, fiber, and folate. They make for a colorful and nutritious side dish to add to any holiday meal. This bulletin contains a recipe for a Walnut Brussels Sprout salad.

Grapefruit: A Tangy Addition to Winter Meals

Grapefruit is an abundant winter fruit in Florida and whether grilled, baked, juiced, or eaten raw, it adds a tangy zest to any meal. It also is a great source of antioxidants, vitamin C, vitamin A, potassium, and fiber. This week's bulletin includes a tasty grapefruit salad.

‘Scanxiety’ and other Post Cancer Treatment Realities

For many cancer survivors, it seems cancer is never really over. The fear of recurrence can make follow-up visits and routine examinations events to dread. Even when the diagnosis is in the distant past, survivors still worry cancer will one day return. While a certain degree of anxiety is perfectly normal, I always encourage patients to look for ways to reduce these negative emotions so they can better manage their health.