Blog Monthly Archives: October 2015

It is widely known—and repeatedly proven—that exercise goes a long way toward preventing and treating chronic diseases such as obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. Less frequently studied are the effects of exercise on cancer—from prevention to survivorship—though this is now recently changing.   A Correlation between Exercise and Survivorship Among breast cancer survivors, physical activity after diagnosis has consistently been associated with a reduced risk of breast cancer recurrence and breast cancer-specific mortality. A recent meta-analysis showed that exercise post-diagnosis … Read More

Two words to describe this soul- and belly-warming soup: Autumnal. Perfection. Filling without being chunky, this easy, creamy seasonal favorite can be a stand-alone meal or an impressive opener at your next autumn dinner party or holiday gathering.  KEYWORDS: Vitamin A, potassium, fiber Prep time: 20 minutes Cook time: 60 minutes Yield: 6 servings Ingredients: 1 butternut squash, about 1 1/2 pounds or 2 cups 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 apples, such as Honeycrisp, diced 1 medium shallot, peeled and … Read More