Ackerman Cancer Center Celebrates Women’s Health Week Women have different nutritional needs based on personal characteristics, lifestyle choices and health conditions. This bulletin will discuss the general dietary recommendations for […]
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.
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.