Posts Tagged ‘Cancer’

Cancer Treatment Plans Should Include Tailored Exercise Prescriptions

October 18, 2019

Reprinted from ACSM Newsroom Oct 16, 2019 Individualized exercise Rx can improve survival and side effects, lower risks (Indianapolis, IN) – New guidance from exercise oncology experts recommend systematic use of an “exercise prescription” by health care workers and fitness professionals in designing and delivering exercise programs that aim to lower the risk of developing […]

Practice Mindfulness & Relaxation

August 8, 2019

Reprinted from Springboard: Beyond Cancer Cancer and its treatment can be stressful—for you and your caregivers. Practicing mindfulness and relaxation can help calm your mind, reduce stress, and sharpen your ability to focus. Mindfulness and relaxation are ways you can reduce stress and feel more peaceful. Mindfulness Overview Mindfulness is slowing down to pay attention […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

What Type of Meditation is Best for You?

July 12, 2018

What Type of Meditation Is Best for You? One of the most in-depth meditation studies to date shows that different practices have different benefits. By Tania Singer | July 2, 2018 As citizens of the 21st century, we face many problems that come with an industrialized and globalized world. We’re confronting climate change and poverty […]

Cancer Nutrition Guide for a Healthy Diet

July 4, 2018

Eating a healthy diet and being physically active are very important for people diagnosed with cancer, both during and after cancer treatment. HEAL Well: A Cancer Nutrition Guide  from the American Institute for Cancer Research, offers practical, evidence-based  suggestions about diet, nutrition and physical activity. Your oncology healthcare team can provide valuable insights and direction in your efforts for […]

Benefits of Yoga and Meditation for Patients with Cancer

June 26, 2018

Yoga is a complementary mind–body therapy that may help people manage cancer symptoms or adverse effects of treatments and improve their quality of life. The summary of research from the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health on mind–body interventions suggests that yoga may help with anxiety, depression, distress, and stress in people with cancer.1 […]

Bulk Up Against Breast Cancer

June 26, 2018

Researchers have found that women with breast cancer who have a low muscle mass are less likely to survive stage 2 and 3 cancers. The study titled, “Association of Muscle and Adiposity Measured by Computed Tomography with Survival in Patients with Nonmetastatic Breast Cancer,” appears in the latest issue of the journal JAMA Oncology. Sarcopenia […]

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