Prevention & control
Valentine's Day falls in February, which also happens to be American Heart Month. What better way to celebrate love and hearts than with chocolate? Enjoy these two recipes that combine cocoa powder with fresh produce.
“Go Further with Food,” during National Nutrition Month this March. Fuel your body daily with a variety of lean proteins, low fat dairy, whole grains, and plenty of fruits and vegetables. Save time by preparing one recipe with several meals in mind, such as pasta or casseroles.
During the cold weather, chili is a go-to dish to help keep you warm. While many recipes include meat, vegetarian chili is a delicious way to add vitamins, minerals and antioxidants to help reduce disease risk and promote good health.
In February 2018, VCU Massey Cancer Center welcomed Allie Farley, M.S., R.D., L.D., to the Integrative Health team as a registered dietitan. Farley comes to Massey from West Virginia University School of Medicine where she served as the clinical dietitian for the cystic fibrosis clinic. She has been practicing as a dietitian for 8 years.
You can tell it’s getting close to the holidays when you start seeing pomegranates in the grocery store.