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The Essential Cancer Treatment Nutrition Guide & Cookbook: A Book Review

The Essential Cancer Treatment Nutrition Book by Jean LaMantia, RD with Dr. Neil Berinstein, MD Robert Rose, 2012, 320 pages ISBN: 978-0-7788-0298-3 Understanding how food and nutrition can complement treatment options for people with cancer is not easy. When first diagnosed, one is overwhelmed with emotions, concerned about which treatment to follow, and may not be thinking about side effects and how to deal with them. Amongst the sea of information on the subject, Jean LaMantia’s The Essential Cancer Treatment … + more

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Exercise Trends in 2012

Exercise Trends in 2012 With 2012 underway, it’s a good time to examine the latest trends in exercise. This information not only tells us which ideas are popular and which have staying power, but it can also inspire us to try out a trend ourselves! The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) conducted a survey and asked over 2600 health and fitness professionals to pick the top 20 trends for 2012. For several years now, “educated and experienced fitness professionals” … + more

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Go Local

Why Eat Local? Take a moment to think about some of the foods you’ve eaten today. How far did you have to travel to pick up those foods? And how far did those foods have to travel to meet you? If you have ever eaten strawberries in December, French cheese, or a pineapple, you know that grocery stores stock almost all foods year round to keep us happy. Choosing local foods means these foods did not have to travel to … + more

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Spring into Action!

With warm weather just around the corner, now is the ideal time to start planning your work out routine. If you are not currently active or are looking to increase your fitness, consider the following tips: One step at a time! Every little bit helps. Add in activity wherever and whenever possible, park further away from work or take the stairs during the day. If all you can find time for is five extra minutes, that is the place to … + more

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