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A heart-healthy salad

Salads can be more than just lettuce and tomatoes. This salad combines fruit and lettuce with seeds and nuts.

A healthy vegetarian meal

This recipe of brown rice and vegetables is low in fat and sodium but high in protein and fiber.

Calcium — more than strong bones

Calcium is the most common mineral in the body and is responsible not only for healthy bones but for functions of the heart, muscles and nerves.

Cypriot Chicken Kebabs

This recipe for Cypriot Chicken Kebabs is a good source of protein and fiber. The veggies also contain antioxidants that are considered cancer-fighting agents.

New kidney disease website launched

African Americans are more than three times as likely as whites to develop kidney failure. Once kidney function falls below a certain level, the only options for treatment are dialysis and transplantation.

Garlic: Flavorful and healthful

Garlic is noted not only for its flavor and smell, but for its health benefits as well. Garlic has been found to reduce the incidence of cardiovascular disease and certain cancers.

Berry Nutty Breakfast Parfait

Although breakfast is considered the most important meal of the day, it is estimated that 31 million people take a pass. Skipping breakfast, however, can trigger excessive hunger and low blood sugar.

Szechuan chicken stir fry

This Szechuan chicken stir fry is inexpensive and easy to make and a good source of potassium, fiber and protein.

How to spot “hidden” sugars

Sugar is the body’s source of energy. You can’t live without it, but the type and amount of sugar you consume is key to good health.

Make half your plate fruits and veggies

Consumption of a variety of fruits and veggies is key to good health

Black bean salad

A heart-healthy recipe that is easy to make and low in saturated fats and sodium

The hidden salt: Americans eat twice the recommended daily allowance

Sodium, more commonly known as salt, can make some foods taste so much better, but it doesn’t do much for one’s health. Excess salt, especially when paired with reduced amounts of potassium, can increase the risk of high blood pressure. ...

Squash Crostini

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute's app "Ask the Nutritionist: Recipes for Fighting Cancer" has great recipes and helpful advice from nutritionist. Here's a recipe available on the app - Squash Crostini

Inside Out Tacos

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute's popular free nutrition app, Ask the Nutritionist: Recipes for Fighting Cancer, is now available for Android platform. The Inside Out Taco recipe is one sample of the recipes available on the app.

Tomato, Basil and Mozzarella Salad

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute's popular free nutrition app, Ask the Nutritionist: Recipes for Fighting Cancer, is now available for Android platform. The Tomato-Basil-Mozzarella Salad recipe is one sample of the recipes available on the app.

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