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Breast Cancer and the Sunshine Vitamin- Why You Should Add Vitamin D to Your Toolbox for Beating Breast Cancer

Vitamin D helps our immune function, strengthens our bones, and can even boost our mood. For women undergoing breast cancer treatment, it could play an even bigger role in enhancing the effectiveness of chemotherapy and radiation. Dr. Todd Robinson, a naturopathic doctor who partners with Ackerman Cancer Center as a part of our wellness program and whole-patient care.

Okra’s Nutritional Benefits

Okra is a popular vegetable in the Southern United States. It originated in Ethiopia and quickly spread to the world. Although okra may have a reputation for having an unappealing […]

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.

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.

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.