Diet and Cancer

Free Webinar December 12: Meat Cooked at High Temperature and Cancer Risk

Join a free webinar hosted by American Society for Nutrition and sponsored by National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, a contractor to

Japanese longevity: Does diet play a role?

Year after year, average life expectancy in Japan continues to be the highest in the world.  Some speculate that the

Should You Eat More Dried Fruit?

Review published in Advances in Nutrition presents evidence that dried fruit consumption may be more effective than fresh fruit in

Is salted fish carcinogenic?

How certain foods, nutrients, and eating patterns influence cancer risk is of great interest. Although there is no certainty that

Omega-3 fatty acids may help increase colonic microbiota diversity

Creating a colonic environment that reduces proinflammatory processes has important implications in promoting health and treating certain diseases. Because the

The Importance of Nutrition in Cancer Prevention & Treatment

Guest Post by Kirsten Halbrich Oudin, ASN’s Dietetic Intern I am a dietetic intern with the American Society for Nutrition

What’s in a name? That which we call “sweet” by any other name may not be the same.

In the case of Shakespeare, a rose is a rose is a rose – all smell sweet. But, in the

Omega-3s: “The Triple Threat” or “The Dynamic Duo”?

The popularity of the essential polyunsaturated omega-3 fatty acids (O3FA) is on the rise. In 2017, O3FA achieved a spot

How can we implement better health behaviors in cancer survivors?

Lifestyle interventions targeted at obtaining/maintaining a healthy body weight and/or incorporating physical activity and healthy eating habits have great potential

Alkaline Diets and Kidney Disease

Many dangerous fad diets exist that purport to treat diseases such as cancer by manipulating the pH of blood with