10 foods that fight breast cancer (1/10)

Mounting research shows that healthy eating habits can put a significant dent in the estimated 23,000 new cases of breast cancer in Canada each year. Here are ten of the most powerful breast cancer'fighting foods

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Mushrooms

A study published in Nutrition and Cancer in 2010 found that higher mushroom intake is associated with a lower risk of breast cancer among women who are premenopausal. Cremini, oyster and shiitake mushrooms, among others, contain antioxidants such as L-ergothioneine that may confer cancer protection.

 

Try this: Add sliced mushrooms to scrambled eggs, frittatas, stews, stir-fries and your ground meat for burgers and meatloaf.

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How old is too old to live at home?

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News: Breakfast like a king, put on weight like a king?

You know that old saying, breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dine like a pauper? It’s meant to be a weight-loss (or lack-of-weight-gain) "secret," but it turns out that breakfasting like a king may bring you to Henry VIII-like proportions.As reported by the New York Times, according to a new German study […]

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Soup season

For me, nothing says winter comfort food more than a steaming bowl of soup. Making homemade soup on a Sunday afternoon means cooking up some of my favorite winter vegetables—celery root, parsnips, squash and potatoes, for example—using up leftovers, and creating a healthy and easy-to-reheat meal for later in the week. And while the nutrients […]