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5 healthy Thanksgiving hacks

Thanksgiving is a holiday many of us look forward to every year. Between catching up with friends and family, eating amazing food and watching the parade, there’s a little something for everyone. But Thanksgiving can also wreak havoc on our healthy habits. According to the Calorie Control Council, a typical Thanksgiving dinner can contain more […]

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4 tips to help you have a healthier Halloween

October 31 is a day that most of us look forward to every year, between playing dress-up, having fun with friends and family and enjoying yummy treats. But Halloween can also reinforce unhealthy habits that increase cancer risk, like poor diet and weight gain. Obesity among young people has tripled over the last 30 years, […]

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Recipe: brown sugar, cinnamon & chia seed oatmeal

Searching for an easy and delicious breakfast? Look no further! This recipe is super simple and takes less than three minutes to prepare, perfect for those whirlwind mornings. Eating a healthy diet is an important part of reducing your risk of cancer—start your day off on the right foot with a nutritious breakfast that will […]

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Start your day off right

The start of a new season (hello, fall!) is the perfect time to start a new morning routine. Cultivating a good morning routine can help you feel more productive, reduce stress and set you up for success. Choosing the right routine will also help you build healthy habits that can go a long way in […]

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What’s in your child’s lunchbox?

Fall brings many exciting things—cooler weather, the start of the holiday season and every parent’s favorite time of year: back to school! Readjusting your child’s schedule from lazy summer days to hectic weekday mornings can be a challenge. Between getting everyone up, dressed, fed and out the door on time, mornings are packed! But no […]

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How to navigate the farmers market like a pro

The farmers market is one of the best places to scoop up delicious foods while supporting local farms and businesses. Whether you’re a farmers market aficionado or a beginner looking to try something new, we’ve put together some tips to help make your farmers market experience the best it can be. Make a game plan […]

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How to stay health-conscious on vacation

Summer is prime vacation time, which means a chance to escape the daily grind and enjoy some time off. It can be easy to adopt a “treat yourself” mentality on vacation, but indulging in too many unhealthy choices can increase your cancer risk. Here are some tips for staying healthy while having fun: Eat wisely […]

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What you need to know about grilling and cancer

For many Americans, cooking dinner on the grill is the perfect way to spend a summer evening. Unfortunately, some research indicates that cooking meat at very high temperatures (usually by grilling or pan-frying) can form chemicals that change the meat’s DNA and may increase your risk of certain cancers. So far this has only been […]

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Recipe: Non-alcoholic sangria

Recipe adapted from Epicurious. Nothing says summer like a pitcher of sangria shared with friends, but that’s not exactly the epitome of cancer prevention. Alcohol consumption has been linked to an increased risk of head and neck, liver, breast and colorectal cancers. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says if you drink alcohol […]

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Recipe: Banana-berry smoothie bowl

Smoothie bowls are my new favorite weekend breakfast. It’s so easy to pack in tons of nutrients and they feel more filling than drinking a smoothie―plus you get to add toppings. Millions of Americans admit to skipping breakfast, but this important first meal keeps your metabolism up, gives you energy and can help you lose […]