Through screening, vaccinations, and treatment, cervical cancer is a preventable disease. Pap smears play an important role in the early detection and prevention of cervical cancer. Encourage the women in your life to be screened annually or every three years.
Making healthy lifestyle choices, such as avoiding tobacco and eating yogurt and dietary fiber, may help to reduce your risk of developing lung cancer. A recent study revealed that eating high amounts of yogurt and dietary fiber may reduce your lung cancer risk by 30%.
Chickpeas, also known as garbanzo beans, have many nutritional properties and health benefits. They are versatile in many cuisines and can be cooked in different ways. This bulletin contains a recipe for making homemade hummus.
Maintaining weight loss has several benefits, including reducing the risk of certain cancers. In this bulletin are 5 wellness tips to help you keep your weight loss goals in the new year.
Thanks to energetic yearly awareness campaigns and the resilient breast cancer survivors sharing their stories of early detection, most women of screening age know this mantra by heart: get your mammogram every year, once a year.
New Years is a time for making new habits and changes to better yourself and your health. However, many fall short or don’t follow through with their goals. The first step to be successful in your New Year’s resolutions is to set attainable goals.
Eating apples has health benefits, including preventing chronic diseases, lowering cholesterol, improving digestion, reducing the risk of some cancers, and inducing beneficial bacteria in the colon. Apples contain antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.
Being more physically active is one of the top five most common New Year’s resolutions. Whether you want to get in shape for vanity or for health, you should know that exercise can reduce your risk of chronic diseases as well as some cancers.
Brussels sprouts are a great source of many different vitamins, including Vitamins A, C, K, B6, fiber, and folate. They make for a colorful and nutritious side dish to add to any holiday meal. This bulletin contains a recipe for a Walnut Brussels Sprout salad.
Grapefruit is an abundant winter fruit in Florida and whether grilled, baked, juiced, or eaten raw, it adds a tangy zest to any meal. It also is a great source of antioxidants, vitamin C, vitamin A, potassium, and fiber. This week’s bulletin includes a tasty grapefruit salad.