organic foods

Organic Foods – Important for your health or waste of time and money?

Posted August 19th, 2013

The organic food industry is booming, with sales in the US increasing approximately 20% each year since 1990.


Serving Sizes: Fruits and Veggies

Posted August 12th, 2013

Getting enough fruits and vegetables may seem impossible. But consider the definition of a serving.



Posted August 5th, 2013

Probiotics are friendly bacteria that are naturally present in our digestive system and may provide health benefits.


The Case for Organics: Separating Fact from Fiction

Posted July 29th, 2013

Separating Fact from Fiction on organic foods.


Mighty Mushrooms

Posted July 22nd, 2013

Mushrooms are so much more than just a fungus. They are low in sodium, fat, and calories. They are also a good source of fiber, potassium, protein, zinc and B vitamins.


Fruits and Veggies – Eat the Rainbow!

Posted July 15th, 2013

Including a rainbow of foods in your diet provides the balanced nutrition you need. It can also be a great way to get kids interested in fruits and vegetables!


Cooking With Beans and Grains

Posted July 8th, 2013

Beans Cooking With Beans   Print Beans are a wonderful way to add high-quality, plant-based protein to your diet. They are a good source of potassium, magnesium, folic acid and fiber. Store dried beans in a cool, dark place and they will keep for about one year. Author: OncoLink Team Cuisine: Vegetarian Ingredients Beans Instructions […]


10 Tips for Eating Right – Affordably

Posted July 1st, 2013

As US food prices continue to rise, shoppers are challenged to find more economical ways to buy groceries and prepare healthy meals. Here are 10 tips for stretching your food dollar.

Nutrition from A to Z: Answers to your nutrition and diet questions

Posted April 3rd, 2013

During this 1 hour class, taught by a registered dietician, your questions will be answered. The program reviews the current nutritional information and guidelines for cancer patients and survivors.

Why I choose Nutrition and Food Science & What Career Paths a Degree in Nutrition Can Lead You To!

Posted March 20th, 2013

As a transfer student at Drexel University’s College of Nursing and Health Professions, I must admit that Nutrition and Food Science was not my first love.