How to improve your gut health MD Anderson Cancer …

Eating a plant-based diet that includes fermented foods and fiber from colorful fruits and vegetables, having healthy sleep habits and managing stress levels are other ways to support a healthy gut. If you want to adopt a healthier lifestyle, start easy with small diet changes and build from there. “Your body is like a spider web.

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How to start eating healthy MD Anderson Cancer Center

MD Anderson recommends you eat a plant-based diet. That means filling at least two-thirds of your plate with whole grains, vegetables, fruits and other plant …

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In sickness and in health: Husband and wife face back-to …

Carolyn Drone thought her days of coping with cancer were over. She’d finished leukemia treatment two years earlier and showed no signs of the disease. “Finally, my world was returning to normal,” she says. But “normal” ended when Carolyn’s husband, Jim, received his own cancer diagnosis.

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5 benefits of a plant-based diet MD Anderson Cancer …

Fiber can lower cholesterol and stabilize blood sugar and it’s great for good bowel management. Fiber is very important for reducing your cancer risk. This is …

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5 questions about BMI MD Anderson Cancer Center

Believe it or not, at one time, it was considered good to be overweight. High body-fat was seen as a sign of good health and a robust diet. That changed in the …

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Is juicing good for you

Juicing can be a good way to get the nutrients and phytochemicals your body needs to help lower your cancer risks. But you have to be mindful about what you put in your drink, or you’ll create a beverage loaded with extra calories. And, juicing extracts the most calorie-dense part of fruits and vegetables: the juice.

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IQOS: What you need to know MD Anderson Cancer …

Join a study. MD Anderson is studying treatments to help you quit and remain tobacco-free. Call 877-632-6789. Get phone support. There is free help through your state quitline. Call 800-784-8669 (800-QUIT NOW) or text QUIT to 47848. Get online support. Visit

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Anaplastic thyroid cancer survivor: I wish I’d gone to MD …

The name that kept popping up over and over again was Dr. Maria Cabanillas, an MD Anderson endocrinologist who specializes in anaplastic thyroid cancer. It turns out, Dr. Cabanillas was conducting a clinical trial with two colleagues — Dr. Naifa Busaidy and Dr. Ramona Dadu — on my exact type of cancer. I was convinced that clinical trial

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Does tea prevent cancer

Tea and cancer prevention 101. BY Heather Alexander. Tea is thought to have many health benefits, from keeping you hydrated to supporting weight-loss and reducing dental cavities. Tea may also reduce your risk for illnesses like heart disease and cancer. But there are so many types of tea, and they don’t all offer the same benefits.

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Caring for your mental health after a new cancer diagnosis

Caring for your mental health after a new cancer diagnosis. A new cancer diagnosis can change your priorities and day-to-day routines. Many patients and their caregivers feel a range of emotions, including shock, sadness, anger, disappointment and confusion. The added anxiety of awaiting test results and appointments can cause even more stress.

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Can regulating the gut microbiome help treat cancer

MD Anderson surgical oncologist and researcher Jennifer Wargo, M.D., is studying the relationship between the gut microbiome and cancer, and trying to understand whether regulating the gut microbiome can promote health and treat cancer. Her perspective on the progress made in this area was recently published in the journal Science.

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Are plant-based burgers healthy

BY Heather Alexander. Research shows it’s best to limit red meat because it can increase your risk for colorectal cancer. With that in mind, plant-based meat might sound like a good alternative. These products are designed to look and taste like meat; whereas, traditional veggie burgers are not. And plant-based meat is growing in popularity.

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Cardiac diet: What is it, what can you eat and what should you …

If you’re newly diagnosed with cancer and preparing to start treatment, heart health might be the last thing on your mind. But it shouldn’t be, says clinical dietitian Cindy Hwang. “Some cancer treatments can damage the heart and blood vessels,” says Hwang. “Adopting a heart-healthy diet before you start treatment strengthens your heart for what lies …

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Menthol cigarettes: The FDA's proposed ban and why they’re …

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed new rules today to prohibit these products and flavored cigars. These proposed rules are in response to public health concerns about the dangers of menthol cigarettes and their huge popularity among young people and Black, Hispanic and Asian American smokers. We spoke with Jennifer Cofer, director

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Radiation Dosimetry Health Physicist Houston, TX MD Anderson

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