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Nutrition Tips for Brain Fog: Brain Boosting Foods to Help Fight Cancer-Related Brain Fog

Do you have trouble concentrating? Do you find that youre more forgetful than used to be? Or sometimes zone out during the day? You may be dealing with brain fog. Brain fog can be a side effect of some cancer treatments and medication. Brain fog can last for a short time or may go on…


How to Use the % Daily Value on Food Labels to Choose the Healthiest Product

Confused about how to use food labels to make healthier choices at the grocery store? You’re not alone. A recent survey showed that 51% of Canadians are confused about how to read food labels. Today we will be focusing on the % daily value section of the food label. The % DV is a guide…


How to Understand Food Labels and Nutrition & Health Claims: Cardiac College

Reading a food label can sometimes be confusing to read. What should I be looking at? What does this mean for my health? Use the food label to make informed food choices. The food label can provide nutrition information like the Nutrition Facts Panel, Ingredient List and Nutrition &/or Health Claims. Almost all prepackaged foods…


Nutrition Facts – Onions

Not only do onions add flavor to a variety of recipes. They’re also rich in nutrients such as vitamin C and fiber. Onions also contain plant chemicals such as crocetin and sulfuric compounds which may help to reduce blood pressure, and also may help to reduce risk of some cancers. In cell and animal studies…


How to Read a Nutrition Facts Label & Ingredients List: Cardiac College

Reading a food label can sometimes be confusing to read. What should I be looking at? What does this mean for my health? Use the food label to make informed food choices. The food label can provide nutrition information like the Nutrition Facts Panel, Ingredient List and Nutrition &/or Health Claims. Almost all prepackaged foods…


Fennel: Nutrition and Taste Facts

Today I’m going to tell you about one of my favorite vegetables: fennel. It’s crisp, cool, crunchy, very similar in texture to celery but the flavour is out of this world. Almost like a mild anise or licorice. You can roast it, barbecue it, stir fry it, put it in your soups, its even great…


How to Read a Nutrition Facts Label & Ingredients List: Cardiac College

Reading a food label can sometimes be confusing to read. What should I be looking at? What does this mean for my health? Use the food label to make informed food choices. The food label can provide nutrition information like the Nutrition Facts Panel, Ingredient List and Nutrition &/or Health Claims. Almost all prepackaged foods…


Nutrition Facts – Pumpkins

Pumpkins aren’t just for decorating. Their bright orange colour is a sign that they’re rich in plant nutrients. One cup of cubed pumpkin provides twice the amount of beta carotene that you need in a day. Beta carotene speeds up healing and helps fight off damage to healthy cells from aging and the environment. The…


Nutrition and Prostate Cancer Prevention: ELLICSR Kitchen Asks

Thanks for coming in today Dr. Fleshner, so I wanted to ask you what are the most important things, nutrition wise that people should do in order to prevent prostate cancer? Well we don’t really know the science, the science of nutrition and cancer is very complex because of all populations of people eating different…