American Heart Month

Valentine’s Day should not just tug on our emotional heart strings, but should remind us to check our heart health.  February was American Heart Month. But we need our hearts to be healthy and active all year long. Take some time to focus on your cardiovascular health. Heart disease the #1 killer in America followed […]

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National Cancer Prevention Month

February was National Cancer Prevention Month. However, cancer happens every day of the year so we need to take precaution and preventative steps daily to stay healthy.  In the United States, over 1.6 million people are diagnosed with some type of cancer and 600,000 succumb to the disease making it the second leading cause of […]

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Healthy Eating Habits for those with Cancer

Eating healthy can have many benefits for one’s life. When an individual is diagnosed with cancer, maintaining a healthy diet and body weight is important for going through treatment and recovery. Eating healthy can help to decrease side effects both during and after treatment, increase strength, and reduce the risk of future cancers. In the […]

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November is National Diabetes Awareness month

November is National Diabetes Awareness month. Diabetes impacts more than 30 million people in the United States. Not only can diabetes be expensive, but it can also take a toll on an individual physically, emotionally, and socially. Diabetes can also increase the risk of some cancers such as breast cancer. Ways to control your diabetes […]

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Better Breakfast: Better Health

September is National Better Breakfast month. Breakfast has been coined as the most important meal of the day. Eating a good breakfast has been linked to lower levels of bad cholesterol, better memory, and concentration. Additionally, a better breakfast contributes to reduced risk of diabetes, heart disease, and obesity. These chronic diseases could impact your […]

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Eat a Balanced and Healthy Diet

Eating a balanced and healthy diet and staying hydrated have so many benefits for the human body. Engaging in these behaviors can prevent many chronic diseases such as heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. Basic tips include eating plenty of fruits and vegetables, less fat, less sugar, and less salt. Be sure to eat a balanced […]

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Part Two: Foods That Can Fight Breast Cancer!

We all know to stay away from cigarettes to prevent lung cancer and to stay away from the sun to prevent skin cancer. However, there are many ways to help prevent breast cancer through your diet. Foods full of antioxidants and if they are considered to be superfoods can really help fight diseases like breast […]

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Part One: Foods That Can Fight Breast Cancer!

We all know to stay away from cigarettes to prevent lung cancer and to stay away from the sun to prevent skin cancer. However, there are many ways to help prevent breast cancer through your diet. Foods full of antioxidants and if they are considered to be superfoods can really help fight diseases like breast […]

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Healthy Eating During Treatment!

Whether you are recovering from surgery, receiving radiation, or chemotherapy, you need to continue to focus on the breast cancer. Eating well during this time has never been more important. Good nutrition will keep you strong, help rebuild tissue, allow your body to handle side effects from treatment, and potentially help fight infection. We have […]

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