Cucumbers add a fresh, light flavor to chilled water. The vegetable also is a good source of vitamin C, vitamin K and potassium. Wash the cucumber, cut it into thin slices and add a few pieces to your water.
Incorporating lettuce into your meals can be a great way to add nutrients and water to your diet. Furthermore, the fiber in lettuce helps to fill you up, and it does so at just 20 calories per serving.
When it comes to cancer of the esophagus, doctors carefully determine how far the cancer has progressed – and that information guides treatment options.
There is a lot of misinformation floating around about breast cancer. It’s easy to be confused about this disease. Ask your questions in our post or use the hashtag #KnowPink on Twitter or Facebook. Join the conversation and get answers.
When it comes to cancer of the esophagus, there’s a trend in the U.S., and it’s not a good one. This disease of the “food tube” is on the rise. Know your risk factors, including acid reflux.
Apples are a simple and nutritious choice for a snack or dessert. One apple has about five grams of fiber, which supplies about 20 percent of the daily fiber recommendation that most health experts recommend.
The diagnosis of achalasia, a rare swallowing disorder, can be scary — but treatment doesn’t have to be. Many options are available, including medication and newer surgical approaches.
Achalasia, which is sometimes confused with acid reflux, causes problems with swallowing foods and liquids and can result in malnutrition and other serious issues. Here’s how it’s diagnosed.
Anyone with high blood pressure should aim for a low-salt diet, but a heart doctor says healthy people don't have to worry as much about salt.
Cancer patients who’ve undergone chest radiation therapy may incur cardiovascular damage that shows up decades later. Surgeons recommend multi-component procedures, or other therapies based upon each patient’s risk.