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Mediterranean Diet to Reduce Lung Cancer

Reduce the risk of lung cancer with Mediterranean diet

By | Cancer, Casey Coffey, Exercise & Nutrition, Health and healing, lung cancer, Prevention, Proton Therapy, Provision CARES, research | No Comments

Replacing saturated fat with polyunsaturated fat impacts reduce risk of lung cancer

By Casey Coffey MS, RD, LDN

According to recent studies, benefits of polyunsaturated fats have been widely reviewed by looking at the relationship between dietary components of the Mediterranean diet and cancer risk, diabetes, cardiovascular events, and Alzheimer’s disease. Within these studies, the primary conclusion shows correlation between fat intake and risk associated with lung cancer.

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Growing a healthy whole

By | Culture of Care, Exercise & Nutrition, Health and healing, Kathleen Bullock, Prevention, Provision Health and Fitness, Survivors, Uncategorized | No Comments

We have talked about the entire Wheel of Life in this blog series. Have you placed a number on each of the topics as to where you are in your life? Our first topic was Fitness, followed by Nutrition, Restoration, Peace, Finances and then your Career. Finally, we wrap it all up with a look at Personal Growth. Read More

Do your part to save your life…

By | Breast Cancer, Cancer, colon cancer, Esophageal Cancer, Exercise & Nutrition, Pancreatic cancer, Provision Health and Fitness, Survivors, Throat cancer, Uncategorized | No Comments

Nobody wants cancer, but in the U.S. one in every two men and one in every three women will get it at some point in their lives.

February is National Cancer Prevention month, and although there are no guarantees—we all know those who have developed the disease through circumstances beyond their control—science has shown us that many cancer cases are preventable through practical, healthy lifestyle choices.

The Harvard School of Public Health estimates up to 75 percent of cancer deaths in the U.S. could be prevented, while the American Cancer Society declares about 60 percent of American cancer cases to be preventable. Read More

Movement, nourishment more important as you age

By | Exercise & Nutrition, Kathleen Bullock, Provision Health and Fitness, Provision Health and Performance, Survivors, Uncategorized | No Comments

Aging is a fact of life. So let’s talk about how to stay as healthy as possible for as long as possible, making the most of our years. “Age is just a number.” On our Tanita scale it gives us a health age. It is very encouraging when that’s younger than our chronological age. However, it doesn’t take our blood pressure or cholesterol or stress level or sleep habits or lifestyle into account. It does, in fact, consider your weight, your percent of body fat, and your waist circumference. Now is a wonderful time to consider how your lifestyle can help improve your chronological age and improve your future. Read More

New year kicks off cancer survivor class

By | Breast Cancer, Cancer, Exercise & Nutrition, Knoxville, Knoxville Comprehensive Breast Center, Prostate Cancer, Proton Therapy, Provision Health and Performance, surgery, Survivors, Uncategorized | No Comments

An exercise and educational program for cancer survivors helps participants start the new year in the right way live with the goal of living healthy beyond cancer. The first class, held at Provision Health and Performance is next Thursday, Jan. 11. Read More