5 Foods to Fight Prostate Cancer

10984120_10156101919580136_8298455890552642266_nProstate cancer is one of the most common cancers in Western society and accounts for 25% of all new cancer
cases in men. Prostate cancer is not nearly as common in Eastern society. By looking at worldwide differences in cancer rates, we see that prostate cancer is related either to a) environmental factors, such as diet, or b) to the unique genetic make-up of a country’s citizens. It may be a combination of both a) and b), however the good news is that environmental factors, such as diet, can be modified. Below are 5 types of foods that have been shown to lower prostate cancer risk!

Chia, Flax, Hemp – Oh My! Comparison of Super Seeds!

Ever wonder how chia seeds, hemp and flax seeds compare nutritionally? If you have, you’re in for a real treat! It’s my pleasure to welcome Andrea D’Ambrosio, Registered Dietitian and owner of Dietetic Directions as my very first guest blogger!

Savoury Tomato and Spinach Chickpea Stew

Looking for a filling vegetarian dish? I got your answer here! With a whopping 27 g of protein and 13 g of fibre for one serving, it’s not a wonder why this dish will keep you satisfied for hours. Simple, whole ingredients make this dish hearty and healthy. Easy to make – add to your Sunday batch cooking list!

Barley Lentil Apple Salad

A omnivore-approved!! My boyfriend (who enjoys both meat and vegetarian meals) states that this salad is a favourite of his – not only for it’s delicious taste but for how hearty it is! Let’s give thanks to the satiating power of a few nutrient-rich vegetarian ingredients – lentils, barley, almonds, apples and leafy greens! I love how simple and easy this is to make. A summer must-try!