Entries by Audrey Shively

Simply Living Healthy Reduces Cancer Risk

Colleen Doyle, MS, RD, from the American Cancer Society shared both the myths and realities relating to cancer risk. Her overall message? Live healthier lives! We know there are 160 million people overweight in the United States, we also know 120 million don’t meet the physical activities guidelines and 95 million don’t eat enough fruits […]

Eat More Berries!

The session held Thursday afternoon on Aging and Cognition presented by Barbara Shukitt-Hale, PhD focused on the increase in inflammation and oxidative stress in brain aging. Thirty percent of the United States population is over the age of 65. If these individuals suffer from decreased motor and cognitive function there could be a healthcare crisis […]

Culinary Medicine Workshops at Advances and Controversies in Clinical Nutrition 2016

Culinary medicine combines two of my favorite things…food and health. The first in a series of Culinary Medicine Workshops being offered to ACCN attendees focused on disease implications of diet. The faculty from the Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine, a physician, dietitian, and chef, spent three hours discussing the benefits of both the Mediterranean and […]