Article & Blog Archive for July 2020

The Sweet Benefits of Blackberries

Blackberries are at their peak during the mid-summer months, but even frozen berries have great health benefits. Karen has a blackberry bread recipe that would be delicious with fruit-infused water in the hot summer months, or with a warm tea in winter.

Addressing Racism in Healthcare- “I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.”

As our country continues to wake up to the subtle and not-so-subtle ways racism remains in our lives and our institutions, it is important to point out how it impacts us so that we can explore ways to make it better. Dr. Paul Clark is a psychologist and a licensed social worker, and the staff psychologist for Ackerman Cancer Center. He penned a great essay exploring the ways racism impacts healthcare in an effort to start a larger conversation about what we can do to move forward.

Avocado- A Versatile Superfood

Avocados are versatile and can be featured as the main ingredient or hidden. They are a superfood with a variety of health benefits for your heart, eyes, and mind, and Karen has a recipe that you will never believe uses avocados, and it will satisfy your sweet tooth.

New Guidelines to Reduce Cancer Risk

Medicine is an evolving science. We are constantly learning new information and how to apply our new knowledge to our lives. The American Cancer Society has recently updated its 2012 guidelines to reflect new knowledge on how lifestyle choices impact cancer risk and cancer death. Karen has summarized the new guidelines, added helpful links to diet and meal recommendations, and included a fantastic mango salsa recipe.

Eating your way to clearer skin

The impacts of what you eat aren’t just visible in your weight, they can also have an impact on your skin. A change in your diet could be the key to finally clearing up troublesome adult acne. Karen explains why and has a delicious summer quinoa salad recipe.