Since this blog post is Part 2 of 4 in a series focusing on how food and nutrition consumption can potentially influence prostate cancer prevention, incidence & progression, treatment, and survivorship, let’s review how the intake of a rainbow of fruits and vegetables mentioned in part 1 of 4 can actually be part of the silver lining in the clouds surrounding this type of cancer diagnosis. (Double rainbow photo courtesy of Stuart Bran, taken in Rousseau, Dominica)
Since there is ongoing research indicating that some food & nutrition approaches show promise in dealing with prostate cancer prevention, incidence & progression, treatment, and survivorship, this blog post series is dedicated to those seeking that type of information. Sometimes the silver lining in the clouds winds up actually revealing the benefit of a rainbow…read on for more details… (Rainbow image courtesy of Photonut via rgbstock.com)
Mother’s Day is coming up on Sunday, May 13th, 2012 and now seemed to be a very appropriate time to post this blog entry. Many times mothers or mother figures are automatically equated with being caregivers. Sometimes caregivers get so busy doing so many things for others, that they may forget what they need to do just for themselves! This blog post will hopefully serve as a little reminder that sometimes caregivers need a little care and sometimes caregivers simply need to be good to themselves. Don’t forget to care for the caregiver!
Ah, spring time is in the air in some parts of the country. Spring time makes us think of existing or upcoming Farmers Markets and their wonderful, fresh, local bounty that is available to any & all consumers willing to make the extra effort to shop there. (Photo of flowering peach tree courtesy of Berenika at rgbstock.com) The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) though its Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) has a website for its USDA AMS Farmers Market awareness program. USDA would like to make it easier for those living in the USA to shop in Farmers Markets.
The National Retail Federation expects Easter candy sales (of all types of candy, including chocolate) to top 2 billion in 2012. (European Chocolate Easter Eggs photo courtesy of Gesinek at rgbstock.com) Let me preface the following remarks by saying that the females involved in running the sensory nutrition blog site appreciate really good cacao sources as much as any other real women, but as with all such goodies, moderation goes a long, long way combined with a dash of common sense. A little high quality chocolate will provide more intense sensory enjoyment per kcal so if you treat yourself, why not