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Get served: How to fit more fruits and veggies into your diet

Despite our parents’ pleas to “eat your fruits and veggies,” most Americans don’t consume the recommended amounts, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Adults should eat 1½-2 cups of fruit and 2-3 cups of vegetables a day, and kids should eat 1-2 cups of fruit and 1-3 cups of vegetables a […]

3 delicious drinks for Dry January

After indulging during the holidays, you may like to take some time to reset and start the year off with healthy habits. Participating in “Dry January”—or giving up alcohol during the first month of the year—has become a popular health trend. Alcohol has been linked to several types of cancer and your risk increases the […]

5 healthy Thanksgiving hacks

Thanksgiving is a holiday many of us look forward to every year. Between catching up with friends and family, eating amazing food and watching the parade, there’s a little something for everyone. But Thanksgiving can also wreak havoc on our healthy habits. According to the Calorie Control Council, a typical Thanksgiving dinner can contain more […]

Recipe: buffalo cauliflower ‘wings’

Looking for a healthy game day recipe that’ll still be a crowd-pleaser? This is the recipe for you! These cauliflower “wings” are super easy to prepare and will make all of your guests cheer, no matter which team is winning. Remember, eating a healthy diet is a critical step in reducing your cancer risk. By […]

Recipe: brown sugar, cinnamon & chia seed oatmeal

Searching for an easy and delicious breakfast? Look no further! This recipe is super simple and takes less than three minutes to prepare, perfect for those whirlwind mornings. Eating a healthy diet is an important part of reducing your risk of cancer—start your day off on the right foot with a nutritious breakfast that will […]

What’s in your child’s lunchbox?

Fall brings many exciting things—cooler weather, the start of the holiday season and every parent’s favorite time of year: back to school! Readjusting your child’s schedule from lazy summer days to hectic weekday mornings can be a challenge. Between getting everyone up, dressed, fed and out the door on time, mornings are packed! But no […]

Food, fun, and family – healthy 4th of July tips

Every Fourth of July, friends and family gather across the U.S. for fun and celebration. Independence Day parties often include sun, sports, and, of course, scrumptious foods! Here are some tips for staying healthy while having fun: Stay safe in the sun. Wear red in your outfit, not on your skin! Everyone wants to spend time […]

Recipe: Non-alcoholic sangria

Recipe adapted from Epicurious. Nothing says summer like a pitcher of sangria shared with friends, but that’s not exactly the epitome of cancer prevention. Alcohol consumption has been linked to an increased risk of head and neck, liver, breast and colorectal cancers. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says if you drink alcohol […]

Recipe: Banana-berry smoothie bowl

Smoothie bowls are my new favorite weekend breakfast. It’s so easy to pack in tons of nutrients and they feel more filling than drinking a smoothie―plus you get to add toppings. Millions of Americans admit to skipping breakfast, but this important first meal keeps your metabolism up, gives you energy and can help you lose […]

The perfect Valentine’s Day dinner

There’s no better way to show your significant other you care on Valentine’s Day than a home-cooked meal. This year, skip the expensive and indulgent prix fixe restaurant menus and spoil your loved one by preparing a healthy three-course meal at home. Start with a spinach salad with beets, walnuts and goat cheese, followed by […]