January 31, 2019 | City of Hope
Asparagus is a powerful green veggie full of anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. It is also filled with vitamins A, C, E and K, and has a very low glycemic index of 15, making it a great addition to diabetic diets. This recipe is both vegetarian and vegan, and is a great side dish or main meal for any season.
Wellness Tip: Eat Superfoods to Fight Cancer
December 27, 2017 | Stephanie Smith
City of Hope's Wellness Wednesday is your source for healthy living tips designed to steer you toward a longer, healthier, more whole life. This week's tip includes a recipe with mushrooms, an ingredient that may also fight cancer.
Healthy Eating Tips for Cancer Patients
December 19, 2017 | Dory Benford
Cancer treatments like chemotherapy and radiation do a great job of killing cancer cells, but what happens when they also kill your appetite? Here are City of Hope dietitian Elaine Siu’s nutrition tips for the most common treatment side effects that patients experience.
Does alcohol really cause cancer?
December 14, 2017 | City of Hope
City of Hope comments on a study that has found “strong evidence” that alcohol causes seven types of cancer - oropharynx, larynx, esophagus, liver, colon, rectum and breast cancer - and “probably others” such as pancreas, prostate and skin cancer.
Recipe substitutions: Lighten up your holiday favorites
December 10, 2017 | Sara Lewis
To make your holiday recipes healthier, without anyone noticing, try these recipe substitutions. Also included is a healthy Egg Nog recipe from City of Hope dieticians.
Cancer Urban Legend: Extreme Diets Can Lower My Cancer Risk
December 6, 2017 | Samantha Bonar
People have a lot of ideas these days about what might help prevent cancer: alkaline water, going vegan, a ketogenic diet – even fasting. But none of these dieting trends are likely to have much of an effect on cancer risk, according to City of Hope dieticians.
Trim down your Thanksgiving trimmings
November 10, 2017 | City of Hope
While bounty is certainly a reason for gratitude this Thanksgiving, so is good health – and maintaining a healthy weight and exercising have been linked to a lower risk of cancer and diabetes. Consider a healthier alternative but delicious starter from Nathan Lyon, celebrity chef and author of “Great Food Starts Fresh.”