Posts Tagged ‘MD Anderson Cancer Center’

Fill Up on Fiber to Fight Cancer

Monday, March 28, 2011 16:03 No Comments

Guest post submitted by The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
When you think fiber, what comes to mind? Your favorite breakfast bar or a sugar substitute with added fiber?
Think again! The best source of this important nutrient is natural plant-based foods.
According to the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR), plant-based foods rich in dietary […]

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Cancer-Fighting Workout Foods

Monday, February 14, 2011 8:35 2 Comments

Guest post submitted by:

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
So you’ve committed to an exercise program! Good for you!

But did you know that you can boost your results and energy level with just a few simple changes in your diet?

Experts recommend fueling up within two to four hours of a workout. And it’s the […]

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Tips for Women at Every Age to Help Stay Healthy

Thursday, January 27, 2011 15:35 2 Comments

Guest post submitted by The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Life changes with every decade — from starting a career and family in your 20s and 30s to work-life balance, and saving for retirement in your 40s, 50s and 60s.
And, as life changes so does your body.
Just as you set personal and work-related milestones, […]

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Alcohol and Cancer: What You Ought to Know

Saturday, December 18, 2010 12:15 1 Comment

Guest post submitted by MD Anderson Cancer Center
When you raise your glass at this year’s holiday toast, choose your beverage wisely.
Research shows that drinking even a small amount of alcohol increases your chances of developing cancer, including oral cancer, breast cancer and liver cancer.
Yet, other research shows that drinking small amounts of alcohol may protect […]

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Holiday Exercise Made Easy

Tuesday, November 23, 2010 11:57 1 Comment

Guest post submitted by MD Anderson Cancer Center
Forget the excuses for not exercising this holiday season.
Even if you’re too busy to make it to the gym or your usual spinning class, you can still get the 30 minutes of daily moderate physical activity that your body needs to help fight off many forms of cancer […]

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