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Nutrition and Cancer-What you Need to Know

According to the CDC (center for Disease Control), cancer is currently the second leading cause of death in our country  (https://www.cdc.gov/chronicdisease/resources/publications/factsheets/cancer.htm) and the number one killer in over 20 States in the USA. Known risk factors include lifestyle choices such as diet, activity, tobacco and alcohol, exposure to environmental toxins…

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Nutrition Ideas for Covid 19

  Covid 19, an uninvited pandemic, offers us lessons if we choose to listen.  We know that the elderly, African Americans, Latinos and persons with certain underlying medical conditions are at higher risk of contracting and/or dying from this virus.  Combined, this suggests that over 50% of our population is…

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Diabetes Myths and Facts

It is estimated that 1 in 3 adults have diabetes or pre-diabetes so it affects all of us one way or the other. Can you identify the myths from facts?  Answer true or false, then look below for the correct answers MYTH OR FACT? Eating too much sugar will cause…

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Is the DASH Diet right for you?

The DASH Diet has landed in the top spots in the Best Diet category for the past 10 years, according to the US World & News Report.  https://health.usnews.com/best-diet/best-diets-overall Despite these accolades, most Americans are unfamiliar with what the DASH Diet is.  Perhaps this is because it is not a super…

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12 Great New Year’s Resolutions for a Healthier 2020

Ah, the New Year is soon upon us once again.  This is a time of renewal and inspiration as well as raw determination to finally commit to those resolutions that we’ve been putting off. But here’s the rub. Most resolutions fall by the wayside within 2-4 weeks and we are…

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How to prevent Holiday Weight Gain

The holiday season is full of temptations not usually found any other time of the year.  Because of this, most Americans will gain an average of five pounds between Thanksgiving and New Years.  So how can you avoid the weight gain trap? Here are some simple suggestions that might help:…

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