Nutrition Q&A: Winter Squash

Q: Is there much nutritional value in winter squash? A: Think antioxidants and more! If I asked you to name a food rich in antioxidants, I bet you wouldn’t think to mention winter squash. Usually, green leafy vegetables get all the credit for providing the bulk of antioxidants in your diet, and most people are […]

Nutrition Q&A: Vitamin D in the Winter

What can I do to maintain adequate levels of Vitamin D in the winter months? Winter is right around the corner which means colder weather, shorter days and less outside time. Less time spent outside means less sun exposure, and less sun exposure leads to lower vitamin D levels. Vitamin D is known as the […]

Nutrition Q&A: Best for Your Breast

What can I do to increase my chances of survival from breast cancer?  October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosis and the second most frequent cause of cancer mortality among women. In 2016, an estimated 246,660 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in women […]

Nutrition Q&A: Importance of Exercise

I try to eat right and watch my weight in order to prevent recurrence of breast cancer. What else can I do? It’s great that you are interested in what you can do to manage your weight and prevent cancer recurrence. Nutrition and Exercise go hand in hand, kind of like salt and pepper. Being a […]