Tips to Avoid Potential Cancer-Causing Chemicals…

MEET GUEST BLOGGER Jenna Catalona of First Descents …  First Descents (FD) is an amazing outdoor adventure therapy camp for young adult cancer survivors.  After graduating from Kent State University in 2011, Jenna wanted to find work with an organization that had a truly meaningful purpose, and when she discovered First Descents,...


WTF is a “Superfood”?

Superfood (n): A term used to describe food with high nutrient or phytochemical content that may confer health benefits, with few properties considered to be negative, such as being high in saturated fats or artificial ingredients, food additives or contaminants. (source: Wikipedia)   Although there is no official “superfoods” list, there...


The Nutrition Rainbow

The Cancer Project is a great resource for information on cancer prevention and survival through nutrition. Check out the Cancer Project’s hands-on nutrition class schedule HERE.  These classes are designed to help help cancer survivors and their families learn new tastes and easy food preparation skills. Their website also has tons a healthy & delicious...


Sharsheret = Supporting Jewish Women with Breast & Ovarian Cancer

Support for Jewish Women with Breast Cancer If you are Jewish and facing either breast cancer or ovarian cancer, check out Sharsheret– an amazing national organization dedicated to helping Jewish people navigate their way through these diseases.  Whether you are newly diagnosed or living with metastatic disease or simply want...


7 Foods You Should Never Eat

This month’s Prevention Magazine contains information on “7 Foods That Should Never Cross Your Lips”.  They ask 7 different doctors and scientists with different areas of expertise the following question:  “What foods do YOU avoid?”  7 Foods You Should Never Eat 1.  The Endocrinologist Won’t Eat: Canned Tomatoes  Fredrick Vom Saal,...


Announcing the 2011 “Dirty Dozen & Clean 15”

Just yesterday I just went to an AMAZING workshop given by KaleAndChocolate… owner Elise Museles is a fantastic nutrition & wellness warrior.  The topic was “What’s the MOST missing food in today’s modern diet?” The answer….  GREENS, GREENS & more GREENS… specifically kale, collard greens, Swiss chard, mustard greens, arugula,...




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