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Healthy End of Summer Tips from Savor Health

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Our friends at Savor Health have shared the following tips to help you have a healthy end of summer:

Enjoy Fresh Summer Foods

Labor Day is almost here, which means summer is ending soon. Make use of the many fresh foods that are in season right now, such as:

Dietary Fiber "In a Nutshell"

While the term carbohydrate often carries a negative connotation with respect to health and nutrition, there are actually many healthy sources of carbohydrates that are rich in essential nutrients, phytochemicals, and dietary fiber, all of which are an important part of a healthy diet.

Holly's Health Hints: Eat With Color

Have you decided you want to eat healthier, but not sure where to start? You can’t go wrong if you remember to eat with color! Make it simple on yourself and choose a plate full of a variety of color. Green, red, orange, and yellow – the colors in a plant based diet represent important vitamins and minerals your body needs. A colorful plate ensures you will be eating a wide range of fruits and vegetables with necessary vitamins, minerals, fiber and antioxidants for optimum health and energy. And the brighter the better as plant foods rich in color contain more fighting power.

August: Concord Grapes

A recent study published in the Journal of Nutrition found evidence of grape seed extract and other grape products having a chemo preventive effect, meaning they help to slow the initiation of cancer formation.

Concord Grapes Sorbet Recipe

For a refreshing (and low calorie, non-fat) ending to a meal, try this recipe for Concord Grape Sorbet.  So many of us turn to ice cream on a hot summery or early fall day, but sorbet can also be a true delight when you have really flavorful in-season fruit.

Tips for Men's Health

It’s always a good time to think more critically about health and healthy habits. Men aren’t always proactive about their health. Since studies show that 1 in 3 males will be affected by cancer in their lifetimes, it’s time for them to take charge.

Need answers? Call 1-888-721-1041 to speak to a registered dietitian for personalized support.

August is Awareness Month For the Following:

Savor Health is dedicated to helping cancer patients and their loved ones by offering expert dietary counseling as well as cancer diet meal delivery.

 

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