This Diet Toolkit is meant to support the information and guidance you receive in the Diet Module of the Anticancer Lifestyle Program. The resources on this page will give you tools you can use to make informed (and delicious!) food choices.
Download the eBook “Food and You: Gaining Control Over Out-of-Control Eating” to learn from your Registered Dietitian and Health Coach Crystal Cascio about how you can achieve your natural healthy weight and improve your overall eating habits.
The American Institute for Cancer Research describes why obesity increases cancer risk and gives some basic action steps to achieve a healthy weight.
In this 17 minute video, physician and research scientist Dr. Gil Carvalho, MD, PhD, suggests 8 common food habits that keep us unhealthy.
In a study published in the journal Nutrients, researchers show that there are differences in the measures of healthfulness between conventional and organic packaged foods in the U.S.
From the New York Times, May 13, 2016: Q: Do I absorb more sugar and calories when I drink fruits and vegetables in a smoothie as opposed to just eating them whole? A: It’s very likely that you are getting more calories and sugar when you drink a smoothie than when eating whole fruits or vegetable…
A study in the journal Gut found that higher consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages in adulthood and adolescence was associated with a higher risk of early onset colorectal cancer among women.
In this video, Dr. Greger shows the evidence that broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables should be an important part of the diet after a breast cancer diagnosis.
See this informative post from the Food Revolution Network on the benefits of blending versus juicing, and enjoy the many scrumptious-looking recipes.
Download the eBook “Plant-based Meats and Milks: Just How Healthy Are They? Plant-based meats—burgers, chicken, hot dogs, bacon, sausage, and steaks—and dairy—milks, butter, cheese, yogurt, creamer, and even ice cream–have been popping up all over our grocery stores.
Many consumers falsely assume that plant-based products are healthier than animal-based alternatives. In this webinar, Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist Crystal Cascio will discuss what to look out for when it comes to plant-based products, in addition to reviewing well-known brands.
SACRAMENTO – A state report released today finds that consumption of synthetic food dyes can result in hyperactivity and other neurobehavioral problems in some children, and that children vary in their sensitivity to synthetic food dyes.
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Cancer survivor Steve Mosher Talks About the Anticancer Fitness.