Get Moving to Decrease Cancer Risk

It’s a sunny summer day. You’re sitting by the pool, eating a non-organic apple, drinking bottled water and talking on your cell phone. Which of these is most likely to increase your risk of cancer? Despite recent concerns about plastics, pesticides and cell phones, it turns out sitting may be the greatest risk factor, especially […]

Pesticides & Produce

If you watched the news in the past 24 hours, you probably have seen the story about our produce supply and pesticides. Is our produce supply safe? Should we buy organic? What can we do to reduce our exposure to pesticides? First of all, don’t stop eating fruits and vegetables! Although vegetables and fruits may […]

The Challenge of Eating on the Go

I just returned from an annual road trip to Mississippi to a friend’s family farm. It’s a get together we all look forward to each year with good friends, good food, and tennis. About halfway into our five-hour road trip, we stopped to fuel up and take a break. I walked into the convenience store […]