Homemade Turmeric Flatbread
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by Ananda Kaplan
5d ago
These deliciously fluffy and slightly charred homemade turmeric flatbreads couldn’t be easier to make (check out our how-to video). Even though they are yeast-free, you still get all the satisfying tastes and textures of homemade bread without the fuss. The turmeric/black pepper combo adds great flavor and is an anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, anticancer, and mood-supporting boost. These versatile flatbreads are sure to become a household staple. Use them as a base for your favorite healthy sandwiches, serve them with tasty dips, curries, and soups, or transform them into pizzas. They can also ..read more
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Chocolate Mousse Sweet Potato Pie
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by Ananda Kaplan
2w ago
Chocolate lovers rejoice! This Valentine’s Day, enjoy our deliciously decadent chocolate mousse pie. It is a no-bake, gluten-free, vegan (if desired), healthy dessert option that still delivers big on tasty goodness. Sweet potatoes replace cream and eggs to create a nutrient-dense filling that stays true to the rich flavors and velvety, silky smooth texture we all love from chocolate mousse. The oat-nut crust adds the perfect crunchy contrast to the creamy mousse while boosting the fiber and protein. We have also replaced the refined sugar with a few dates, a little maple syrup, and the natura ..read more
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Time to Kick Off Your Shoes for a Cleaner Home Environment
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by Deborah deMoulpied
2w ago
Should you remove your shoes before entering your home?  Let’s not bury the lede: Research has found that approximately 60% of indoor dust – often containing heavy metals and other pollutants – comes into the home from outside.  In addition to heavy metals, another study found that shoes frequently transport unwanted stowaways that have a serious ick factor: coliform and E. coli bacteria, both of which (sorry to say) indicate exposure to fecal matter.  Besides all the different kinds of poop that can be on shoes (from dogs, birds, mice, squirrels, etc.), anything that ends up on ..read more
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INFOGRAPHIC: Candles, Chemicals, and Cancer
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by Erika Crespo
3w ago
As the cold days of winter envelop the northern hemisphere, many of us find solace in the warm glow of candles. Despite their popularity, candles conceal a potentially hazardous reality. Studies reveal a concerning truth: burning candles releases a mix of toxic chemicals, including carcinogens and volatile organic compounds, posing health risks. Even unlit candles can emit these toxic compounds! Some studies even link scented candles to specific health risks, such as bladder cancer. If you’re seeking the comfort of candlelight this winter, view this infographic below on how to do so safely! Yo ..read more
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Breathing Healthier at Home: Tips for Improving Air Quality During Winter
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by Deborah deMoulpied
1M ago
Did you know that indoor air is typically much more polluted than outdoor air? And it’s even worse during winter, when we typically keep our homes buttoned up tight. Most of us don’t want to throw open the windows for a burst of fresh air and waste energy by heating the great outdoors. But how else can you improve your indoor air quality in the depths of winter? And why is it important anyway? Well, for one thing, we spend a lot more time indoors during the winter months, often the majority of our day, and up to 100% for those who work from home. Given that we breathe on average 12 times a min ..read more
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Winter Chai Smoothie
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by Ananda Kaplan
1M ago
Smoothies in winter? Yes, absolutely! Smoothies can provide an easy and delicious way to get needed nutrients any time of the year. Ours combines a tasty well-balanced combo of frozen fruits and a veggie (antioxidants & fiber) with nut butter (protein & healthy fats), resulting in a creamy texture that is delights with every sip. The key to this warming winter smoothie is a homemade chai that adds flavor and aroma, as well and immune-boosting properties. Enjoy this refreshing, healthy way to welcome the winter season. Winter C ..read more
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“Why Bother?” Reasons Live a Healthy Lifestyle When There Are No Guarantees
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by Meg Cadoux
1M ago
“I ate well, walked every day, never smoked, and still got cancer. So much for the benefits of a healthy lifestyle.” At the Anticancer Lifestyle Program, we hear this comment a lot. And it’s reasonable to ask us: Why spend time learning about healthy lifestyle behaviors when so many of us, in fact, had good habits when we first heard those dreaded words, “You have cancer”? The reality is that you could live like a monk in a remote mountain cave –  meditating, eating organic food, and drinking pure water from a mountain stream –- and still get cancer. Or, conversely, you could sit around e ..read more
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Candles and Cancer – A Heated Subject with Hidden Dangers
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by Deborah deMoulpied
2M ago
As the cold, dark days of winter envelop the northern hemisphere, many of us find solace in the warm glow of candles. Candles have become a staple in home decor, offering a serene and inviting ambiance. However, beneath their calming presence lies a less-known, potentially hazardous reality. The journey of candles from necessity to luxury is intriguing. Once essential for nighttime visibility, the advent of electricity relegated candles to a decorative role. In the 1980s, their popularity surged, not for illumination but for their aesthetic and aromatic qualities, leading to a boom in the cand ..read more
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The Ketogenic Diet and Cancer
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by Meg Cadoux
3M ago
Ketones and lactate can promote tumor growth. The data does not yet support the adoption of a ketogenic diet to fight cancer. For more, see this blog from Dr. Michael Greger. The post The Ketogenic Diet and Cancer appeared first on Anticancer Lifestyle Program ..read more
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INFOGRAPHIC: Detox Diets and Products – Separating Fact from Fiction
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by Erika Crespo
3M ago
In the world of health and wellness, detoxification products and diets often make headlines, promising a range of benefits from weight loss to reduced inflammation. But how much of this is fact, and how much is fiction? Find out in our infographic below: Learn More About Nutrition and Cancer Prevention Interested in learning more about the intersection of diet and cancer prevention? Check out the free webinar “Busting Cancer Food Myths,” presented by Registered Dietitian Crystal Pace. This informative session will help you navigate through common cancer food myths and provide practical tips o ..read more
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