Browsing Archive: October, 2012

"Who Nu" Cookie Companies Could be so Deceptive?

Posted by rosanne spinali walsh on Tuesday, October 30, 2012, In : Cancer Causes 


Passing down the snack food aisle at CVS today on my way to pick up a magazine I could't help but notice this brand of cookies on the market called "Who Nu" - after a double take and a few pics with my iphone I decided it just begged for an exposéWith claims like "as much fiber as a bowl of oatmeal", "as much vitamin C as a cup of blueberries", "as much vitamin E as 2 cups of carrot juice, "as much vitamin A as two cups of tomato juice" etc yet ingredients like sugar (as the first ingredie...
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Krazy about Kale

Posted by rosanne spinali walsh on Friday, October 26, 2012, In : The Art of Healthy Eating 
What’s green, curly, has cholesterol-lowering and detox benefits, and is known to fight at least five different types of cancer? KALE! True, all things Kale are a national trend right now - kale is popping up everywhere in the grocery store (in the freezer, snack aisles, beverage cases) when it was once relegated to the corner of the produce aisle or reserved just as a decoration on appetizer platters - who really thought to buy it much less eat it? Admittedly I am an addict and have fallen...
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Pesto: An Easy, Delicious, Versatile & Healthy Powerhouse

Posted by rosanne spinali walsh on Wednesday, October 24, 2012, In : The Art of Healthy Eating 

Top 5 Reasons to Eat Pesto 
  1. It's Easy and Fun: No Cooking needed - just turn on your blender – you can even let your kids press the buttons!  
  2. Versatility: Add pesto to soups, use as a sandwich spread, mix with pasta or rice, add to dips, or top fish 
  3. Its Healthy:  Incorporates anti-oxidants from a variety of sources
  4. You Can Get Creative: Tired of same old? Switch out the type of green , nut and cheese and the possibilities are endless
  5. Raw Appeal: great way to sneak in raw veggies and nuts – w...

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The New Pink Lemonade

Posted by rosanne spinali walsh on Wednesday, October 24, 2012, In : Cancer Prevention 
Let's face it - kids are obsessed with pink lemonade. But for parents - this combination of high fructose corn syrup and pink chemical dye is not exactly what we want our children to be drinking regularly if we can help it. Both ingredients have their share of bad press regarding links to obesity, diabetes and cancer. Investing in a juicer has its perks when you can replicate colorful concoctions at home that are tasty and nutritious - what better way to sneak in whole, raw unadulterated vita...
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The Many Benefits of Acupuncture

Posted by rosanne walsh on Tuesday, October 16, 2012, In : Cancer Prevention 


Acupuncture is over 2500 years old and is the oldest practiced system of medicine in the world. Acupuncture is practiced by one third of the world's population as their primary health care system. Because of its relatively low cost and non-invasive nature, it has become a highly popular form of complementary health care. Acupuncture can be used to treat the following:

  • Anxiety, stress, addictions, sleep disorders, grief and depression
  • Acute or chronic illnesses such as allergies, asthma, migrain...

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The Art & Heart of Chokes

Posted by rosanne spinali walsh on Thursday, October 11, 2012, In : The Art of Healthy Eating 


Beautiful to the eye and pleasing to the palate, artichokes are packed with cancer-fighting antioxidants, ranking number 7 on the USDA's list of top 20 antioxidant-rich foods. The heart has delicious flavor and lost of fiber, but don't forget the tasty leaves for an added vitamin boost. Read more about the amazing health benefits of the artichoke by clicking here

Make them Italian style by toasting breadcrumbs with garlic, olive oil, parmigiano-reggiano cheese, anchovies and stuffing them in...
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Enjoy up to 40% off- Thai Massage Offer

Posted by rosanne spinali walsh on Wednesday, October 10, 2012, In : Cape Community Offers 



 
CAPE is excited to partner with Thai Therapy by Mary of Cambridge to offer discounted massage therapy services to the CAPE community. Thai yoga massage, which is also called Thai massage, is a 2,500 year-old ayurvedic-based body science, where its main focus is to restore the balance in the flow of energy (Prana, Chi) in the body. This is achieved by stimulating the Sen lines (energy lines) running throughout the body. Thai Massage also uses various techniques like pressing and stretching of...

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Download and Share - Kale Salad for a Cause

Posted by rosanne spinali walsh on Wednesday, October 3, 2012, In : Cancer Prevention 



 
There are only so many times you can make Kale chips - how about a raw Kale Slaw for a change? Made with ingredients such as carrot and red pepper which are rich in Lutein, which when ingested regularly is known for helping reduce ovarian cancer by up to 34%.

Discover this recipe, along with 49 other healthy and creative ways to prevent cancer - including free gourmet recipes and fresh tips all courtesy of Whole Living by Martha Stewart Omnimedia. Each time the electronic issue of Whole Livin...

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Ghost Toast- Easy Healthy Halloween Snack

Posted by rosanne walsh on Wednesday, October 3, 2012, In : The Art of Healthy Eating 

Spread cream cheese in the shape of a ghost onto whole grain toast for a healthy Halloween snack. Opt for organic cream cheese (or any dairy) when ever possible - studies from Harvard researchers show pasteurized milk product from factory farms is linked to causing hormone-dependent cancers. Concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFO) model of raising cows on factory farms churns out milk with high levels of estrone sulfate, an estrogen compound linked to testicular, prostate, and breast ca...
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Steel Cut Oats for Breakfast for Efficient Digestion

Posted by rosanne walsh on Tuesday, October 2, 2012, In : Cancer Prevention 

Ever try slow cooked steel cut oats? A must for breakfast for the whole family- healthy and delicious way to ensure efficient digestion - a must to keep colon cancers at bay. Use 1:4 ratio (oats to H20) and cook slow overnight for approx 8 hours.


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President’s Cancer Panel Warns Public of Chemical Dangers: Cancer Prevention Tips For Consumers

Posted by rosanne spinali walsh on Tuesday, October 2, 2012, In : Cancer Prevention 
Environmental Working Group's recent research has found that children are born "pre-polluted" with up to 200 industrial chemicals, pesticides and contaminants that have been found to cause cancer in lab studies or in people.

 

Here are some simple things you can do to reduce your exposures:

  1. Filter your tap water. Common carcinogens in tap water include arsenic, chromium, and chemical byproducts that form when water is disinfected. A simple carbon filter or pitcher can help reduce the levels of s...

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Eat Like an Italian and Live Longer

Posted by rosanne spinali walsh on Tuesday, October 2, 2012, In : The Art of Healthy Eating 
Residents of Campodimele, a medieval village in Southern Italy, are famous for  their health and longevity. Campodimele – whose name comes from the Latin campus mellis, or ‘field of honey’ – is known to breed nonogenarians and centenarians. Their "secret"? Eating a varied diet full of organic local produce, remaining physically active through their lifetime, and living life free of stress (no rushing around here - just a daily routine of lingering over a nice healthy meal with family)...

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Rosanne Spinali Walsh Born and raised in the Boston area, I am a 1st generation Italian American, mother of two young daughters. After losing my husband and father to cancer, I decided to leave my corporate marketing career to launch a non-profit focused on promoting healthy living and disease prevention through nutrition. I am an AADP certified Holistic Health Coach and also offer programs geared towards weight loss for women.