DELMAR
90 Adams Place
Delmar, NY 12054
518.689.2244

BENNINGTON
530 Main St.
Bennington, VT 05201
802.445.3152

Home >

Blog

Category: Nutrition Cancer Prevention


All Calories Are NOT Equal

By Holly J. Niles MS, CNS, LDN Istock calories not equal

A common myth is that it's all about calories and all calories are equal.


Posted In: Blog Cardiovascular Health Diet and Prevention Gastrointestinal Health General Nutrition Nutrition Cancer Prevention Nutrition, Food as Medicine Obesity Physical Fitness Preventative Health Weight Gain Weight Loss Women's Health

Myth vs Fact: The Skinny on Cancer

By Heidi S. Puc M.D., FACP, ABIHM Istock cancer myth vs fact

Ahhh…spring is just around the corner! This month we are taking a look at common myths in healthcare, to decipher what is accurate, and what is, well, just simply not true.


Posted In: Blog Cancer Therapy Heidi S. Puc, MD Integrative Cancer Care Integrative Medicine Mind Body Medicine Nutrition Nutrition Cancer Prevention Nutrition, Food as Medicine

Cancer & Risk-Reducing Nutrition

By Heidi S. Puc M.D., FACP, ABIHM Istock plant diet

What we eat has real effects on our health, especially when it comes to reducing the risk of cancer.


Posted In: Blog Cancer Therapy Cardiovascular Health Cleanse and Detoxification Diet and Prevention Gastrointestinal Health General Heidi S. Puc, MD Integrative Cancer Care Integrative Medicine Nutrition Nutrition Cancer Prevention Nutrition, Food as Medicine Obesity Preventative Health Weight Loss Women's Health

An Ounce of Prevention

By Holly J. Niles MS, CNS, LDN Istock prevention

See below for a yummy butternut squash and sweet potato soup!


Posted In: Blog Diet and Prevention Mind Body Medicine Nutrition Nutrition Cancer Prevention Nutrition, Food as Medicine Preventative Health Weight Loss Women's Health

Take control of your lifestyle to prevent falling into old habits this fall!

By Eric C. Sharer, MPH, RD, CSO, CDN Istock take control

Research and practice have shown the immense impact that lifestyle can play on our body as well as overall health. Many people feel that they lose control of their health when they are not feeling well or when life becomes busy or stressful. For this reason, the Stram Center believes it is essential to embrace a healthy lifestyle and allow people to take control of their health.


Posted In: Blog Diet and Prevention Eric C. Sharer, MPH, RD, CSO Nutrition Nutrition Cancer Prevention Nutrition, Food as Medicine Obesity Pain Management Preventative Health Recipes

Herb of the Month: Bo He

By Rebecca Rice L.Ac., MSAOM Istock peppermint

Bo He - AKA peppermint - is used in Chinese Medicine to refresh the mind and move stagnant liver energy.


Posted In: Blog Cleanse and Detoxification Diet and Prevention Gastrointestinal Health Mind Body Medicine Nutrition Nutrition Cancer Prevention Nutrition, Food as Medicine Physical Fitness Preventative Health Rebecca Rice L.AC Stress Management

Soy as a Potential Tool for Cancer Prevention-Risk Reduction

By Eric C. Sharer, MPH, RD, CSO, CDN Istock baked tofu

As cancer is the 2nd most common leading cause of death in the United States, it is very important to embrace a healthy lifestyle to promote cancer prevention and cancer risk reduction. One food that has been found to have a strong connection to preventing certain cancers as well as helping fight cancer that someone may have is soy foods. Read below to learn more about the cancer prevention/cancer fighting potential of soy as well as to find a tasty tofu recipe!


Posted In: Blog Diet and Prevention Eric C. Sharer, MPH, RD, CSO Nutrition Nutrition Cancer Prevention Nutrition, Food as Medicine Recipes

Heathy Habits for Healthy Skin and Cancer Prevention

By Eric C. Sharer, MPH, RD, CSO, CDN Istock healthy eating

Skin cancer is a major problem in this country that many times can be prevented if the proper steps are taken. The National Cancer Institute estimates 40-50% of Americans who live to age 65 will have skin cancer at least once. Yet nearly all skin cancers are preventable if detected and treated early.1 Key lifestyle techniques, including nutrition have been found to be an important piece of skin cancer prevention. Read below for more information, including a healthy recipe full of cancer fighting compounds.


Posted In: Blog Diet and Prevention Eric C. Sharer, MPH, RD, CSO Healthcare Reform Nutrition Nutrition Cancer Prevention Nutrition, Food as Medicine Recipes

HERB OF THE MONTH: The Nature of Sweetness

By Rebecca Rice L.Ac., MSAOM

Excessive sweetness, whether in an herb or foods can have negative effects on health.


Posted In: Blog Aromatherapy Diet and Prevention Gastrointestinal Health General Integrative Medicine Mind Body Medicine Nutrition Nutrition Cancer Prevention Nutrition, Food as Medicine Physical Fitness Preventative Health Rebecca Rice L.AC Traditional Chinese Medicine Weight Loss Women's Health

Simple Dietary Techniques for IBS Management

By Eric C. Sharer, MPH, RD, CSO, CDN Pumpkinsmoothie9-2

Unfortunately many people around the world suffer from intestinal distress, also known as Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). For many patients at the Stram Center, we are able to use food and supplements to help one manage their IBS. In recognition of IBS Awareness Month, below is some basic information on our dietary approach for IBS Management at the Stram Center. Also be sure to try the tasty IBS Smoothie below.


Posted In: Blog Allergies - Food Sensitivities Diet and Prevention Eric C. Sharer, MPH, RD, CSO Gastrointestinal Health Nutrition Nutrition Cancer Prevention Nutrition, Food as Medicine Recipes

Page 1 of 5 pages  1 2 3 >  Last ›

This Week's Classes, Lectures and Events

Cancer Support Group
Monday, March 27, 2017
Tuesday Cancer Support Group Changed to Monday March 27
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Free Guided Meditation
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
NO YOGA FOR BONE HEALTH CLASS TODAY
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Beginner Yoga Class with Rebecca Rice M.S., L.Ac.
Saturday, April 1, 2017
Reiki Circle
Saturday, April 1, 2017

The Latest News and Announcements

Stram Center to Host Book Signing with Dr. Horowitz read more

Medical Marijuana Comes to the Stram Center read more

Weight Loss and Lifestyle Transformation Program read more



Make and Appointment