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Navigating Cancer: Impacting risk of breast cancer recurrence | Health

Recently, there have been a lot of advertisements on television and in print sources touting “The Amazing Health Benefits of Fruit and Vegetable Supplements” for those of us who cannot consume the amount of fruits and vegetables daily that we should consume. Several patients have asked me about the benefit, especially from a breast cancer … Read more

Food as medicine: Programs, doctors look to fill nutrition prescription

Debbie Valentini has been receiving food boxes from ‘Food Rx,’ a program run by the UHN and Foodshare.Fred Lum/the Globe and Mail Every week at her standing doctor’s appointment, Candace Blanchette is told the same thing: If she eats healthier, that if she loses weight, she’d feel better. By now, the 38-year-old is well-versed in … Read more

Researchers emphasize on health-focused rather than a weight-focused approach to treating obesity

It’s one of the most polarizing questions among clinicians: Is treating obesity while also reducing weight stigma and eating risk disorder mutually exclusive? In a recent commentary published online ahead of print in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dieteticsa team of researchers takes aim at what they say is an outdated approach … Read more