Instead of dining out on Valentine’s Day, enjoy a private, romantic evening at home. Take a break from expensive restaurants by cooking a healthy meal with foods that fight cancer.
Try this – pan-seared halibut with heirloom tomatoes served over herbed farro and garlicky-greens and mushrooms. The combination of flavors and the bright color pop from the heirloom tomatoes make this meal perfect for Valentine’s Day.
Many choices you make to lower the risk of cancer pack an extra health-protective punch because they also lower the risk of heart disease. But trying to make a smart choice about alcohol can be confusing.
Alcohol — especially wine — has an image as a heart-healthy choice, and fewer than 4 in 10 people are aware that alcohol poses a cancer risk. But it does, and the link should be of special concern to women since increased breast cancer risk starts at relatively low amounts of alcohol.
Organic food is one of the hottest topics in nutrition today – a quick googling yields more than 18 million results – and nearly everyone has an opinion on it. A recent survey found that nearly half of all Americans report choosing organic foods when possible.
There is concern that pesticides used on conventionally-grown foods may pose a cancer risk, particularly to agricultural workers. However, it is not known whether eating conventionally grown foods poses health risks. Findings from a new study published last week in JAMA Internal Medicine suggest that organic foods may lower cancer risk.