Article & Blog Archive for April 2020

Blueberries’ Health and Beauty Benefits

Blueberries are a free-radical fighting, anti-aging, eyesight preserving superfood. It’s sweet and somewhat tart taste is the perfect staple in this Blueberry Pineapple Ginger Smoothie. Karen has highlighted the health and beauty benefits of the blueberry and her smoothie recipe is the perfect way to get more blueberries in your diet.

Proton Therapy Study Shows Improved Quality of Life Compared to Other Treatments

Important research is underway in the world of radiation therapy. A recent study reveals promising statistics that give patients hope for improved quality of life during and after treatment. Plus, Ackerman Cancer Center is contributing to additional research in a multi-institutional clinical trial that could be the next big leap in cutting edge prostate cancer treatment.

The 2020 Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen

The Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen

Every year, the Environmental Working Group compiles a list of fruits and vegetables that ranks the levels of pesticides found in the produce from highest to lowest. Whether you pick produce from The Dirty Dozen or The Clean Fifteen, it is the mission of the Environmental Working Group to empower people to live healthier lives in a healthier environment.

Eating Healthy to Manage Lupus

Lupus

Healthy eating plays an important role to help reduce the symptoms and side effects that come with lupus. By maintaining a healthy lifestyle, those diagnosed with lupus can have a better quality of life.

Health Benefits of Citrus are More Sweet than Sour

When we think about the health benefits of citrus, many of us already know that oranges are packed with vitamin C. Did you know that citrus is great for treating more than just the common cold? Citrus fruits such as oranges, tangerines, lemons, limes and grapefruit are sources of antioxidants, fiber, potassium, and can even be added to your beauty regimen!