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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!


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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 […]


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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.


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Vegetarian Side Dish: Stir Fry Veggies

Posted March 7th, 2013

Vegetarian Side Dish: Stir Fry Veggies   Print Author: OncoLink Team Recipe type: Stir Fry Cuisine: Vegetarian Serves: 4 Ingredients 1 onion, cut into thick crescents 2-3 carrots cut into matchsticks 2 stalks broccoli, florets plus stem cut into thin diagonals 1 red pepper, cut into thick crescents 3-4 mushrooms, sliced thinly ¾ cup snow […]


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Resources for Vegetarian Cooking

Posted February 25th, 2013

Looking to become vegetarian or incorporate more meatless meals? The following are books and online resources to help guide you on vegetarian cooking and nutrition.


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Suggestions for Adding Vegetables and Fruits to Your Diet

Posted February 20th, 2013

Suggestions for Adding Vegetables and Fruits to Your Diet


Daily Cancer Risk Fact: Diet

Posted April 10th, 2012

True or false: Eating a diet high in red meat or processed foods increases cancer risk. Join us every day this month for a special project between Philly.com/health and OncoLink.


Nutrition Nuggets: Best foods?

Posted May 13th, 2011

There is a certain amount of tug of war in nutrition as it relates to cancer. On the one hand there are frequent “discoveries” of chemicals founds in foods that seem to be helpful in “fighting” cancer. Often the chemical in question is just one of many found in a particular plant and it is […]