Mediterranean diet

Everyone should get screened for colorectal cancer beginning at age 50. (Photo: Thinkstock)

Awareness Month

8 Things to Know About Colorectal Cancer March is colorectal cancer awareness month — a great time to test your knowledge about the disease and how it can be prevented and treated. 1. Colorectal cancer is the only type of cancer that doctors can prevent by screening for it.
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A Mediterranean Salad is as delicious as it is healthy! (Source: Shutterstock)

The Mediterranean Diet

Feasting Like the Greeks & Romans Is Good This time of year, I love snacking on soups, breads, hummus and olives. So I was thrilled to read this morning’s article in the New York Daily News reminding us once again that the Mediterranean diet is linked to longer lifespan and
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October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. (Illustration: Mark Heckathorn/DC on Heels)

Breast Cancer Month

Diet May Influence Breast Health Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among women in the United States. We’ve all heard that a healthy diet reduces the risk for breast cancer; but what does a “healthy diet” mean and why is it important? “One of the most important
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