Nutrition News

Spotting the signs of dehydration- easy first steps

Water makes up two thirds of our body. It is vital we drink enough fluid to maintain a healthy balance. Many people get dehydrated by not drinking enough fluid or …

Whole Grains and Colorectal Cancer

This article appears in the March 7, 2019 issue of AICR’s eNews. March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and March 27th is Whole Grains Sampling Day, which is organized by the Whole …

Cancer Prevention Month: Diet and Nutrition

Last week we discussed the benefits of regular exercise and how it can help to reduce your risk of developing certain types of common cancers. This week we dive deeper …

Your Guide to the Mediterranean Diet

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The Mediterranean Diet That’s Nutritionist-Approved!

What Is the Mediterranean Diet?  Fish, like salmon, is a staple in the Mediterranean diet. The way we think about the word “diet”today is something borne of restriction that helps …

The “Dirty Dozen” and the “Clean Fifteen”

Every year, based on the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Pesticide Data Program (PDP) report, a list of produce with the most pesticide residue (the “Dirty Dozen”) and the least (the …

Eight Cancer Fighting Foods for the Holidays

With Christmas and New Year’s right around the corner, you and your family are probably planning what will be served at your holiday celebrations. When deciding what dish you are …

11 Holiday Healthy-Eating Tips from a Registered Dietitian

Here’s how to enjoy yourself without overdoing it this season. Ah, the holidays. As a registered dietitian, this time of year gives my patients the most anxiety. Endless options of food …

Can Eating Organic Lower Your Cancer Risk?

There are plenty of things that we know we should do to lower our risk of developing cancer. Quit using tobacco, get regular mammograms, wear sunscreen, the list goes on …

9 Fall Produce Picks to Add to Your Plate

By Holly Larson, MS, RD Published October 3, 2017 The sun is setting sooner, the nights are getting cooler and wool socks are starting to sound like a cozy idea. …