Colorful foods like rainbow carrots are packed with carotenes — nutrients that protect our bodies from cancer, cataracts and cardiovascular disease. But this is only the tip of the iceberg for the benefits of dietary carotenes...New research also finds that carotenes can even enhance our physical attractiveness!!
Baby Carrots vs. Adult Carrots
Are baby carrots just as healthy as regular carrots? This is a pretty common question that comes up when you teach nutrition classes in the grocery store, and here is a short version, and a long, detailed version of the answer...
Foods for the “Big C”
I am teaching a class on Cancer Prevention this month, and in preparation for that class, I have been reviewing the Dietary Recommendations of the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR), the Angiogenesis Foundation’s Eat to Beat Cancer webpage, and I took a continuing education class on Nutrition and Cancer through the Arizona Center for... Continue Reading →