The Great Debate: Low Fat vs Low Carb Diets
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 @ 4:00 PM
There has been a long standing debate about the best diet for weight loss. The low-fat diet was all the craze in the 90’s and has since transformed into a low-carb trend. A Time magazine article recently discussed the findings from a study done by the Annals of Internal Medicine on the “Effects of Low-Carbohydrate and Low-Fat Diets” related to weight loss and cardiovascular risk factors.
The benefits of a healthy diet and exercise are real
Monday, September 22, 2014 @ 4:00 PM
Two studies presented at the annual meeting of the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) in Chicago May 30 to June 3 have given researchers insight into how healthy diet and exercise reduce the risk of cancer. The short answer is that diet and exercise decrease inflammation, which is the word that describes the body’s biochemical response to stress.
Cyclists embark on cancer fundraising ride
Monday, September 22, 2014 @ 2:25 PM
On Saturday morning, a colorful and enthusiastic group of cyclists departed from the GHS Cancer Institute on a six-day relay ride to Lewiston, Maine. The name of the event is the Challenge to Conquer Cancer (C3).