What's the level of evidence exercise lowers breast cancer risk?
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Much of cancer research on lifestyle is based on observational research, making it tough to replicate and prove cause and effect. But the ex
Breast cancer and your microbiome
Microorganisms are the new frontier in cancer research. And they're not just in our digestive system. The breast microbiome might yield
Hope, science and humor for breast cancer
The conversation about the consequences of treatments for breast cancer, which can often be disabling," are not talked about enough,&qu
Ask the breast cancer dietitian: What can I eat?
I'm often asked as a breast cancer dietitian, I had a breast cancer diagnosis, what should I eat? Do I need to go vegetarian—or vegan— t
12 words to stop using to improve your relationship with food
A new language has emerged about food in our culture. Clean eating, diet, wellness, guilt free, and obesity, are a small selection of harmfu
Seeing yourself: 7 ways to stay in the photo
Get more comfortable with accepting your body after breast cancer and participate in photographs, with these 7 tips.
5 things to do when your body keeps changing
Try these 5 things to meet your body with grace, while reducing your risk of chronic disease and breast cancer recurrence, for which breast
Avocado fat just got a whole lot better for you
Avocado and other oils just got much healthier for your heart, given the new FDA designation last month for oils high in oleic acid.
The most important number for your health? It might be your zip code
Access to nutritious meals can be a challenge to both cancer patients and their caregivers. Here are some resources for meals and delivery s
Body image after cancer or illness: You're not alone
Where can you turn if you have body image concerns after cancer or other illnesses? How can you befriend your body and begin to find its wis
Does eating flaxseed prevent or raise cancer risk?
One group of astounding anticancer compounds are a type of phytochemical called lignan. And flaxseed just happens to be the richest source o
5 ways to reduce cancer risk that have nothing to do with weight
If you're standing on your scale, you're only thinking of which foods to resist, which lasts but a short time. Try these tips to red
10 special things to do to support someone with cancer
People are often uncomfortable about what to say or do in the face of suffering. But simple acts of kindness and support can help someone t
10 things never to say to a cancer patient, and what to do instead
These are the 10 things never to say to a cancer patient, based on my own experiences with cancer, and my work as a dietitian with clients w
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