Living Beyond

24 01, 2018

Daily Plan for Adding More Fruits and Veggies to Your Daily Diet

2018-01-24T15:00:15+00:00 January 24th, 2018|Healthy Eating, Living Beyond|

In 1991, the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the Produce for Better Health Foundation launched a campaign to increase consumption of fruits and vegetables to 5 to 9 servings a day for every American. Adding 5-9 servings of fruits and vegetables to your daily diet can be a bit overwhelming at first. Five servings are

24 01, 2018

When to buy organic? The Clean 15 and the Dirty Dozen

2018-02-09T16:12:09+00:00 January 24th, 2018|Healthy Eating, Living Beyond|

How can you know which fruits and vegetables are ok to buy without the added cost of purchasing organic? Every year the Environmental Working Group publishes the Dirty Dozen and Clean 15 Lists. These publications rate foods according to which have the highest and lowest pesticide residue to help shoppers determine which foods to buy

24 01, 2018

The B’s of Prevention Berries and Broccoli Are Your Breasts’ Friends

2018-01-24T14:47:08+00:00 January 24th, 2018|Healthy Eating, Living Beyond|

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” Hippocrates Hippocrates certainly knew what he was talking about, and I keep this quote close at hand to remind myself that everything I eat will influence my internal body chemistry, and either promote or inhibit good health. We are told over and over that breakfast

8 01, 2018

Anti-Cancer, A New Way of Life

2018-01-23T15:29:27+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Living Beyond|

When I was diagnosed with breast cancer, I sought out any and all books published by survivors who had successfully overcome their cancers. One of my favorites and perhaps the most useful with regards to diet and lifestyle strategies was Anti-Cancer, A New Way of Life by David Servan-Schreiber, a dedicated scientist and doctor. When