Navigation Links
Low-Cost Strategies to Maintain Health in Hard Times
Date:1/19/2009

Staying fit doesn't have to break the bank, experts say

MONDAY, Jan. 19 (HealthDay News) -- Everyone needs to make sacrifices during hard economic times, but you don't have to shortchange your health.

Experts with the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston say people can live healthy and cut their risk of cancer without breaking the bank by following several free and low-cost strategies.

  • Get moving. Moderate to intensive aerobic exercise, including brisk walking, are good for the heart and can help cancer survivors reduce the risk of recurrence. "The most consistent evidence we have so far for reducing the risk of several types of cancer is exercise and avoiding becoming obese," D. Jeffrey Meyerhardt, a Dana-Farber gastrointestinal cancer specialist, said in a news release issued by the institute. Activities can include taking the stairs instead of an elevator, using a stationary bicycle or treadmill while watching TV, or playing a team sport.
  • Eat healthy. Keeping consumption of processed sugars, red meat and calories low, but fruits and vegetables high, helps you maintain a healthy weight and cuts the risk of certain cancers. "Many of the beneficial nutrients in fruits and vegetables are concentrated in the pigment or rich colors, which are often in the skins," said Stacy L. Kennedy, a nutritionist at Dana-Farber. An apple a day is a good start. The uncooked skin contains the cancer-fighting antioxidant quercitin. Pumpkin, sweet potato, squash (butternut and acorn), carrots and other orange fruits and vegetables contain carotenoids, cancer-fighting nutrients shown to lower one's chances of getting of colon, prostate, lung and breast cancer.
  • Quit smoking. Kicking the habit will save you money later in health-care costs. "Even though there have been many recent advances in lung cancer treatments, the most effective way to eradicate lung cancer is to prevent it from ever h
    '/>"/>

Copyright©2009 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Important Information, You Cant Afford to Miss ... NBC 10 and Childrens Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Invite Local Families To Learn About FREE or Low-cost Health Insurance for Uninsured Kids and Teens up to Age 19
2. Physical therapists offer low-cost solution to high-cost expenditures for acute low back pain
3. Sutter Express Care Offers Low-Cost Physicals for Student-Athletes
4. GreatTrainers.com Announces Low-Cost Television and Internet Exposure for Members
5. Open Biosystems Launches Decode RNAi Viral Screening Pools for Low-Cost Genome-Scale RNAi Screens
6. Physical Therapists Offer Low-Cost Solution to High-Cost Expenditures for Spinal Conditions
7. Low-Cost Health Care Network Launches in Lubbock
8. Franco e Rizzi Offers Low-Cost Weight Loss Surgery (WLS) With Unique Price Guarantee
9. Cold Spring Harbor scientists devise novel, low-cost method of sifting genomes high-value regions
10. WeissComm Group Acquires Strategic Branding Firm ODA and Enters Alliance With Patient-Focused Health Advocacy Strategies to Diversify Business and Expand Offerings
11. Life Begins at 65: Words of a Cancer Survivor: New Book Offers Empowering Strategies for Rising Above Sickness and Setbacks
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Low-Cost Strategies to Maintain Health in Hard Times
(Date:8/30/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... August 30, 2015 , ... Natural Rest ... beneficial effects as sleep aids and calming remedies, which help to improve mood disorders ... of a great deal of research in the field of regenerative medicine conducted by ...
(Date:8/30/2015)... ... August 30, 2015 , ... Nutritional Products ... Administrative assistant to Executive Assistant to CEO Mitch Gould for Nutritional Products International. ... on your goals. Kathleen graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelor ...
(Date:8/29/2015)... ... ... On September 30, 2015, the Career and Transfer Center (CTC) at Estrella ... Colleges , will be hosting a Job Expo to provide a professional, open venue ... Expo has expanded to much more than just a typical job and career fair. ...
(Date:8/29/2015)... ... August 29, 2015 , ... ... two inventors from Miller Place, N.Y. "I specialize in manual therapy, and my ... addition, it can be used for additional muscle dysfunction throughout the body." , ...
(Date:8/29/2015)... ... August 29, 2015 , ... Dr. Tim Novelli, DC., Founder ... mission is to increase acceptance of the chiropractic field in the military. All too ... them. Although Chiropractic was made available to the VA program over a decade ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Creative Medical Health’s Natural Rest® Now Available on ReCreative Medical Health’s Natural Rest® Now Available on RevNutrition.com 2Health News:NPI Appoints New Executive Assistant To CEO 2Health News:Estrella Mountain Community College Expo Offers ‘One-Stop’ for Employers and Students Seeking Internships, Jobs, Careers and Service Learning Opportunities 2Health News:Inventors and InventHelp Clients Develops Tension Reliever (LGI-1951) 2Health News:The Patriot Project brings Chiropractic Care to the Armed Forces and their Families - Rapid Release Technology Joins the Effort to Recruit more Doctors to Pledge 2
... discount programs has soared in recent months, according to leading pharmacy ... ... -- AIS,s Drug Benefit News -- Demand for Web-based prescription drug ... according to pharmacy executives who point to the weak economy and ...
... 1,300,000 Adults Living in the U.S. with Congenital Heart ... Senator Richard Durbin (D-IL) and Congressman Zack Space ... time in history, will address the needs of those ... common birth defect that affects approximately one out of ...
... the gift of sound to children in needPISCATAWAY, ... one of the largest manufacturers of hearing instruments ... Quota International to provide free hearing instruments to ... Quota International,s Sound Beginnings Program, Siemens will donate ...
... Calif., March 18 Codexis, Inc. today announced that ... Vice President, Corporate Development from his previous position as ... to Alan Shaw, Ph.D., President and CEO. Dr. ... He joined Codexis in 2005 as Corporate Counsel ...
... Medivation, Inc. (Nasdaq: MDVN ) today ... the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to ... its novel androgen receptor antagonist, in patients with ... docetaxel-based chemotherapy. The placebo-controlled, double-blind, multinational trial ...
... usually smaller and more contained, study finds , , WEDNESDAY, March ... can reduce the risk of death by as much as ... at information on 1,044 women who were seen at a ... who had developed a second breast cancer -- 455 with ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Online Rx Price Comparison Tools, Drug Discount Card Use Soars in Weak Economy 2Health News:For the First Time in U.S. History, Congress Addresses the Needs of the Congenital Heart Defect Population by Introducing the 'Congenital Heart Futures Act' 2Health News:For the First Time in U.S. History, Congress Addresses the Needs of the Congenital Heart Defect Population by Introducing the 'Congenital Heart Futures Act' 3Health News:Siemens to Donate Hearing Instruments Through Second Annual Partnership With Quota International 2Health News:Siemens to Donate Hearing Instruments Through Second Annual Partnership With Quota International 3Health News:Siemens to Donate Hearing Instruments Through Second Annual Partnership With Quota International 4Health News:Codexis Names Sarret SVP, Corporate Development 2Health News:Medivation Receives FDA Permission to Initiate Phase 3 Trial of MDV3100 in Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer 2Health News:Medivation Receives FDA Permission to Initiate Phase 3 Trial of MDV3100 in Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer 3Health News:Medivation Receives FDA Permission to Initiate Phase 3 Trial of MDV3100 in Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer 4Health News:When Breast Cancer Recurs, Finding Pre-Symptoms Is Key 2
(Date:8/30/2015)... y LONDRES, August 30, 2015 ... visión holística de l cuidado al ... trayecto   Royal Philips  ... debut europeo de IntelliSpace Cardiovascular , un sistema ... sofisticadas herramientas para acceder, analizar y compartir imágenes cardiovasculares ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. , Aug. 28, 2015 ... therapeutics for the treatment of cancer, today announced the ... the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) relating to ... The number of shares to be offered and the ... determined. CytomX intends to list its common stock under ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... , Aug. 28, 2015 ... announced the addition of the "12th Annual ... Production" report to their offering. ... Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Capacity and Production is the most ... organizations, current and projected future capacity and production. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Philips presenta IntelliSpace Cardiovascular en el Congreso ESC 2015 2Philips presenta IntelliSpace Cardiovascular en el Congreso ESC 2015 3CytomX Files Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering 212th Annual Report and Survey of Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Capacity and Production 2
... DIEGO, Sept. 19, 2011 Marshall Edwards, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... development of novel therapeutics targeting cancer metabolism, announced today that ... clinical trial of its lead drug candidate ME-143 in patients ... the Sarah Cannon Research Institute, is expected to enroll up ...
... (NYSE: LLY ) will bring one of its ... 2011 Annual Legislative Conference presented by the Congressional Black Caucus ... In attendance will be Eli Lilly and Company,s ... C onnected and E mpowered ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Marshall Edwards Announces First Patient Dosed in Phase I Clinical Trial of Lead Oncology Drug Candidate ME-143 2Marshall Edwards Announces First Patient Dosed in Phase I Clinical Trial of Lead Oncology Drug Candidate ME-143 3Marshall Edwards Announces First Patient Dosed in Phase I Clinical Trial of Lead Oncology Drug Candidate ME-143 4Eli Lilly and Company Bringing Diabetes Education Program to the Annual Legislative Conference 2
... Pipette is a synonym for pipetting accuracy, ... design, and superior operating comfort. Its single, ... measuring stroke and blow-out as well as ... ensures utmost accuracy and precision. Ejection sleeve ...
... The new Finnpipette Focus from ... to combine ergonomics with uncompromising ... handle plate offers a custom ... The new shorter tip cones ...
... Pipette is a synonym for pipetting accuracy, ... design, and superior operating comfort. Its single, ... measuring stroke and blow-out as well as ... ensures utmost accuracy and precision. Ejection sleeve ...
... microprocessor controlled, Blanketrol II total ... provides effective patient warming and/or ... The Blanketrol II offers the ... rates of any hyper-hypothermia system ...
Medicine Products: