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BY Ronda Wendler

If you’re newly diagnosed with cancer and preparing to start treatment, heart health might be the last thing on your mind. But it shouldn’t be, says clinical dietitian Cindy Hwang.

“Some cancer treatments can damage the heart and blood vessels,” says Hwang. “Adopting a heart-healthy diet before you start treatment strengthens your heart for what lies ahead.”

She breaks down the basics of the cardiac diet, also called a heart-healthy...

Heart healthy foods on the cardiac diet, including avocado, salmon, tofu, apples, oranges, grapes, oatmeal, oil, eggplant and grains

BY Molly Adams

In the 1950s, German biochemist Johanna Budwig developed a diet that she believed kept unhealthy cells from growing. Known as the Budwig diet...

BY Sarah Zizinia

Your gut health impacts your immune system, your mental health and your overall well-being. 

When you have a healthy gut, your...

BY Heather Alexander

There’s a new term floating around the food world. It’s designed to help you identify the processed foods it’s OK to eat, and the ones to avoid.

It is ultra-processed foods. This is a category of packaged foods that have been through the most changes from their original state.

Ultra-processed foods generally contain additives, preservatives and other substances extracted from foods. They’ve been linked to cancer and heart...

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BY Heather Alexander

French fries. Potato chips. Processed cereals. You probably know these aren’t the best foods for you because of the calories and saturated...

BY Heather Alexander

Red meat is any meat from a mammal, including beef, pork, mutton, lamb and goat. These meats should only be eaten in small or moderate amounts...

BY Heather Alexander

Wouldn’t it be nice to let go of all the rules about healthy eating and simply follow your body’s signals when you eat? That’s the promise...

BY Molly Adams

For many of us, coffee is part of our daily routine. But depending on what you add to your morning brew, you could be consuming a lot of empty...

BY Heather Alexander

If you’re trying to eat healthy, you probably don’t go a day without thinking about sugar. Avoiding sugar is hard because it’s in most foods...

BY Heather Alexander

For some people, especially parents, the scariest thing about Halloween is the enormous piles of candy that start popping up everywhere.