Tag: Oncology Nutrition


New Nutrition Facts Label

New Nutrition Facts Label

Amy Gardner
June 10, 2016
Since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration mandated its implementation over 22 years ago, the Nutrition Facts label has remained relatively unchanged. However, on Friday May 20th, the agency announced major changes to ...
Cooking Tip #1 – Prepping Garlic

Cooking Tip #1 – Prepping Garlic

Amy Gardner
March 7, 2016
Garlic is instrumental to adding flavor AND nutrition to healthy cuisine. Jamie Oliver shares how to prep garlic for its maximum potential in this video. And check out all the amazing health benefits ...

Water

Amy Gardner
January 22, 2015
Water.  It's so easy to forget it this time of year but SO important not to.  50-60% of the body is water and it's a critical ingredient for all metabolic processes.  We need ...

Get Your Greens!

Amy Gardner
December 2, 2014
We featured the first smoothie listed below at our wellness table at Blue Cross Blue Shield in Quincy last week and received rave reviews!  Many people asked for the recipe so we thought ...

Chocolate’s Hidden Bounty

Amy Gardner
November 9, 2014
Is chocolate your friend or foe?  People often describe themselves as being “addicted to chocolate”.  Of all foods, chocolate is likely the most commonly craved, particularly for women.  The winter months seem to ...

NEW! Foods to Fight Cancer Workshop

Amy Gardner
October 28, 2014
Join oncology nutrition specialist, Leslie Judge for a workshop on nutrition for cancer prevention and survivorship.  There are a lot of nutrition myths and media hype relating to cancer; unfortunately, this serves as ...

Nutrition to Beat Breast Cancer

Amy Gardner
October 15, 2014
As women, we are constantly bombarded with messages about maintaining a healthy weight.  While it can be difficult to face, we know that carrying around excess weight isn’t good for many reasons.  Increased ...

Eat Your Fat Folks!

Amy Gardner
August 7, 2014
For years, health practitioners led by USDA guidelines, have been encouraging people to cut out fat.  The result has been an influx of highly processed, low fat options that are higher in sugar and/or simple carbohydrates.  We've also ...