Safe Satisfying Seafood

September 18th, 2014

Savory and Satisfying Seafood by Kimberly Stein, RD, CDN There are plenty of fish (and shellfish) in the sea, but sometimes it’s difficult to know which are the best choices. Seafood is a delicious protein source that is rich in omega-3 fatty acids that boost heart and brain health. The current recommendation from the 2010 […]

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Study: Genetic Testing for Ashkenazi Jews

September 10th, 2014

Study: Ashkenazi Jewish Descent as a Criterion for Genetic Testing by Nancy Cohen, MS, CGC A new study, Population-based screening for breast and ovarian cancer risk due to BRCA1 and BRCA2 (abstract available in PubMed), suggests that population screening of Ashkenazi Jews for BRCA mutations may be beneficial because the cancer risks of those without […]

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Study Shows Exercise Lowers Risk of Breast Cancer and Recurrence

September 4th, 2014

Take a Walk and Reduce Your Risk A recent study found that postmenopausal women, who in the past four years had undertaken regular physical activity equivalent to at least four hours of walking per week, had a lower risk for invasive breast cancer compared with women who exercised less during those four years, according to […]

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