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AHSC Blog: Food and Nutrition

Image of of an apple, scale, tape measure and dumbbell
Tags: Cancer, diet, exercising, hydration, prevention, fiber, healthy eating, obesity

Cancer is expected to exceed cardiovascular disease as the leading cause of death in Arizona within the next 20 years.  While exemplary treatments are available and new immunotherapies hold promise for curing the disease,... read more

Hands in a heart shape
Tags: African American women, heart disease, healthy lifestyle, minority and underserved populations, diabetes, obesity

As an African American woman, I am aware that I’m in one of the highest-risk groups for dying from heart disease but my non-inherited risk factors are manageable.Heart disease, diabetes, obesity and inactivity are risk... read more

Wine and Chocolate
Tags: Cardiovascular Health, heart health, whole foods, diet, chocolate, alcohol

When it comes to decisions of the heart, February can be a complicated month. Do you follow your heart health and stick to your mostly whole food, plant-based diet – or do you feel pulled in the direction of the heart-... read more