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Butternut Squash Soup

By Eric C. Sharer, MPH, RD, CSO, CDN Butternut squash

While a thanksgiving meal can be an elegant celebration of family and friends, it can be stressful for the person cooking the meal. Making a nutritious soup a day or two before the celebration can free up the stovetop or oven for making other recipes. Simply reheat the soup several minutes before the meal and serve. It can be used as an appetizer or an accompaniment to a meal. A butternut squash soup is a delicious as well as nutritious way to add color and variety to your meal. Butternut squash and other orange starchy vegetables are rich in Beta-carotene, an important phytochemical (disease fighting compounds found in plants). Below is additional information about the health benefits of beta-carotene, as well as a delicious Butternut Squash Soup recipe.


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

Baked Stuffed Apples

By Eric C. Sharer, MPH, RD, CSO, CDN Apple

Apple desserts such as apple pie, apple crisp, apple cobbler, or even baked apples are typically rich in ingredients that can increase our cancer risk, and lacking in protective compounds. Indulge in this tasty dessert and protect your body from cancer at the same time!


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Zusanli “Three Mile Leg Acupuncture Point

By Chris Reilly, LAC

One of the most often used acupuncture points to strengthen overall vitality is the 36th point on the stomach channel: Zusanli.


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Apple Cinnamon Raisin Walnut Quinoa Recipe

By Eric C. Sharer, MPH, RD, CSO, CDN Apples

Quinoa is a seed from a grain crop traditionally used in ancient South American cultures. It used like other whole grains and is quick cooking, typically 15-25 minutes. It is very dense in protein, as well as a rich source of various minerals such as iron, magnesium, phosphorous, manganese, zinc and copper. It also contains various vitamins such as folate, thiamin, riboflavin, and vitamin e. It works well as a grain alternative in meals, in soups, stews, or a side dish. It can also be used as a breakfast or dessert. See the following recipe for a tasty breakfast, snack, or dessert using seasonal produce! The walnuts add extra protein and fat to help balance the blood sugar response of this meal as well as healthy anti-inflammatory omega 3 fats!


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Delicious and Nutritious Green Smoothies!

By Eric C. Sharer, MPH, RD, CSO, CDN Fruit and vegetables

Green smoothies are a great way to increase your fruit and vegetable intake without promoting blood sugar fluctuation. Be sure to include a healthy protein or fat source! Green smoothies are a great way to start the day, or enjoy as a snack, dessert, or as a meal


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Feeling Sluggish? Toxic? Out of Balance? Try Biotherapeutic Drainage

By Kirsten Carle, ND

Feeling toxic? Sluggish? Out of balance? Biotherapeutic Drainage May Help!

Biotherapeutic Drainage is a type of detox, both gentle yet profound, that aids in the elimination of toxins & waste products, restoring balance to the body.


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Anti-Cancer Tip #7: Pick your battles

By Eric C. Sharer, MPH, RD, CSO, CDN

It has been estimated by the World Cancer Research Fund that one-quarter to one-third of the cancers that occur in the United States are due to poor nutrition, physical inactivity, and excess weight. This research supports our belief that embracing a healthy lifestyle is essential for anyone whose life is unfortunately touched with cancer.


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

Anti-Cancer Tip #6: Embrace all aspects of a healthy lifestyle

By Eric C. Sharer, MPH, RD, CSO, CDN

It has been estimated by the World Cancer Research Fund that one-quarter to one-third of the cancers that occur in the United States are due to poor nutrition, physical inactivity, and excess weight. This research supports our belief that embracing a healthy lifestyle is essential for anyone whose life is unfortunately touched with cancer. Follow the tips below to help promote a stable blood sugar. Continue to follow the blog for tip #7. Pick your battles


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

Anti-Cancer Tip # 5: Maximize the nutrient density of your diet

By Eric C. Sharer, MPH, RD, CSO, CDN Veg

It has been estimated by the World Cancer Research Fund that one-quarter to one-third of the cancers that occur in the United States are due to poor nutrition, physical inactivity, and excess weight. This research supports our belief that embracing a healthy lifestyle is essential for anyone whose life is unfortunately touched with cancer. Follow the tips below to help promote a stable blood sugar. Continue to follow the blog for tip #6. Embrace all aspects of a healthy lifestyle

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Anti-Cancer Tip #4. Balance your hormonal risk

By Eric C. Sharer, MPH, RD, CSO, CDN Hormone

It has been estimated by the World Cancer Research Fund that one-quarter to one-third of the cancers that occur in the United States are due to poor nutrition, physical inactivity, and excess weight. This research supports our belief that embracing a healthy lifestyle is essential for anyone whose life is unfortunately touched with cancer. Follow the tips below to help promote a stable blood sugar. Continue to follow the blog for tip #5. Maximize the nutrient density of your diet.


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