Okra is a popular vegetable in the Southern US. Not only is it versatile and makes a great addition to many dishes, but it's also very easy to grow in your backyard or garden!
Pumpkins are a popular decoration during the holiday season, and have become a staple in many dishes thanks to their great seasonal flavors. But did you know that they are also highly nutritious and come with many unique health properties?
Prostate cancer is the second-most common cancer in men in the United States, and cancer-related fatigue is one of the most common side effects of cancer treatment. Learn how to manage cancer-related fatigue in this week's Wellness Bulletin.
A ketogenic diet is a special low carb, high-fat diet that includes heavy cream, butter, and nut and seed oils. The diet eliminates sweets such as candy, cookies, and desserts. It has been shown to have a positive impact on children with epilepsy.
Mustard greens have many health benefits - they can help you lower high cholesterol, and are full of anti-viral, anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial effects. They also taste great and are found in many delicious recipes!
Long-term exercise programs can enhance cognitive ability, memory, and help to control many chronic illnesses for the older population.
Most people know that smoking causes lung cancer, but it can also cause Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia, a cancer of the blood and bone marrow that is most common in children ages 2 to 5. In this week's Wellness Bulletin, you'll learn about the link between parents who smoke and increased risk of ALL in children.
Breast cancer is the most common cancer for American women, and will impact about 1 in 8 women. While some breast cancers are genetic, it is estimated that 1 in 3 cases in the U.S. could be prevented with diet, exercise, and weight management. Women can reduce their risk of breast cancer significantly by not drinking alcohol, staying physically active, maintaining a healthy weight and eating a healthy diet.
Popcorn is a healthy, low-calorie snack. But there are some microwave popcorn brands that include many concerning chemicals. You can easily avoid this by making your own popcorn at home!
Breast cancer is the most common cancer for U.S. women. In this bulletin, we will review the latest evidence about breast cancer risk and survivorship, and how they are related to lifestyle behaviors.