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WTOP: Beyond Medicine

August 1, 2019

We are most grateful to our wonderful clients for so well representing Life with Cancer and to our staff who provides such incredible care. WTOP-Beyond Medicine  

How to Increase Your Consumption of Fruits and Vegetables (YES! you should)

July 6, 2019

Reprinted from Survivors’ Table By Danielle Penick We always hear about eating more produce and it’s a well known fact worth repeating, eating more fruits and vegetables helps with preventing chronic disease. But most of us are not eating enough, putting us more at risk for things like diabetes, high cholesterol, and even cancer. The […]

Diet, Nutrition, Physical Activity and Colorectal Cancer

July 6, 2019

The AICR/WCRF Third Expert Report found strong evidence, for the first time, that eating 90 grams (about 3 ounces) of whole-grain foods daily reduces risk for colorectal cancer by 17 percent. Research also showed that eating greater amounts reduced risk even further. Click here to download the pdf version of the 2018 Revised Version of […]

What is QiGong

June 22, 2019

  The word “qi” in Chinese means “energy.” According to traditional Chinese philosophy, qi is a form of fundamental life energy that is found throughout the universe and is responsible for health and vitality. “Gong,” meanwhile, means “skill.” Qigong (the skill of attracting energy) is an ancient system of healing that combines postures, exercises (also known as “movements”), breathing […]

Wild Alaska Rockfish with Cauliflower Steaks

June 22, 2019

From The American Institute for Cancer Research March 26, 2019 Wild Alaska Rockfish with Cauliflower Steaks, Turmeric and Curry Butter Sponsored by Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) Enjoy this Wild Alaska Rockfish with Golden Cauliflower Steaks for a flavorful and creative presentation. The turmeric topping on the cauliflower contains curcuminoids which provide a warm, golden […]

Exercise Intensity: How to Measure It

June 22, 2019

From the Mayo Clinic Exercise intensity: How to measure it Get the most from your workouts by knowing how to gauge your exercise intensity. By Mayo Clinic Staff When you exercise, are you working hard or hardly working? Exercising at the correct intensity can help you get the most out of your physical activity — […]

Fitness training: Elements of a well-rounded routine

May 31, 2019

Reprinted from MAYO CLINC-Healthy Lifestyle Fitness training: Elements of a well-rounded routine Fitness training balances five elements of good health. Make sure your routine includes aerobic fitness, strength training, core exercises, balance training, and flexibility and stretching. By Mayo Clinic Staff Related information Strength training: How-to video collection Slide show: Exercises to improve your core […]

Poor, Fine, Good, Better, Best: A Guide to Processed Foods

December 20, 2018

Reprinted from: Acefitness    Poor, Fine, Good, Better, Best: A Guide to Processed Foods by Michelle Zive on July 12, 2018 What do bagged spinach, canned tuna, olive oil, granola bars and frozen burritos have in common? They all are processed foods. Yet, we have been inundated with warnings about the harmful effects of eating processed […]

Cat Cow Pose

December 20, 2018

Cat/Cow Pose This is such a relaxing and releasing combination of postures if done properly. Keep your eyes closed to focus on connecting each movement to your breath. Come onto all fours with your hands below shoulders and your knees below your hip bones, keeping your back straight in a neutral position. Inhale, lower your belly, draw your shoulder […]

Breakfast Energy Drink

December 20, 2018

Reprinted from: The American Institute for Cancer Research Breakfast Energy Drink February is Cancer Prevention Month – a time to focus on healthy habits that can lower your risk for cancer and other chronic diseases. Getting more fruit and vegetable servings is one important thing you can do today. And it just got easier. This […]

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