Food & Fitness After 50: Diet and Cancer Connection

Alice, in her early 60s, talks the talk and walks the walk when it comes to understanding the connection between diet and cancer. I interviewed her about her personal journey to optimal aging and what we should all know about diet and cancer. She is the Senior Director for Nutrition Programs for the American Institute forContinue reading “Food & Fitness After 50: Diet and Cancer Connection”

How this dietitian enjoys summertime grilling

Everyone loves to fire up the grill for a July 4th cookout. How you grill and what you cook on the grill can be tasty, healthy and can even reduce your risk of developing some cancers.  You may have heard that certain foods cooked on the grill at high temperatures aren’t good for you butContinue reading “How this dietitian enjoys summertime grilling”

Cancer Survivors and Lifestyle Changes

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and I just reached survivor status this month by being cancer-free for 5 years. The American Cancer Society estimates that there are 11 million cancer survivors and by the year 2020 there will be 20 million of us. Every cancer survivor celebrates beating cancer but also worries about itContinue reading “Cancer Survivors and Lifestyle Changes”