Healthy Living

  • How To Create a Cancer-Fighting Exercise Routine

    By John F. Sacco, M.D., All Posts, Healthy Living 0 comments
    March 8, 2017


    The following is the second in a series of “Taking Control of Your Health, Body, Mind, and Spirit” blog articles by OHC’s Dr. John Sacco. For years, we’ve heard about the importance of diet and exercise when it comes to involving and maintaining overall health. Now, more and more research studies say diet and exercise […]

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  • 5 Nutrition Tips to Help Prevent Cancer

    By John F. Sacco, M.D., All Posts, Healthy Living 2 comments
    February 14, 2017

    5 Nutrition Tips to Prevent Cancer Dr John Sacco OHC

    Did you know that what you eat each day can affect your risk of developing certain cancers? According to the American Cancer Society, about one-third of all cancer-related deaths in the United States are linked to diet and excess weight, along with inactivity. No matter what your diet looks like today, there are some simple […]

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  • Pumpkin Blueberry Pancakes Recipe

    By OHC, All Posts, Healthy Living 0 comments
    January 10, 2017

    Blueberry Pankcake Recipe

    January is the time of year where many people improve their eating habits. Since breakfast is the most important meal of the day, what better way to kick off a healthier new year? Blueberries and pumpkin are both well known for being super foods with rock star cancer-fighting properties. Blueberries are rich in phytochemicals; this […]

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  • Super Easy, Delicious Salad Recipe Features Cancer-Fighting Power of Broccoli

    By OHC, All Posts, Healthy Living 0 comments
    August 10, 2016


    Broccoli contains some extraordinary compounds that have been shown to trigger apoptosis in cancer cells, neutralize carcinogenic substances, help prevent benign tumors from turning into malignant tumors, fight DNA damage, and help prevent the spread of cancer from one organ to another. The cancer-fighting potential of raw broccoli — which this recipe calls for — […]

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  • OHC Radiation Oncologist Dr. John Sacco Wins “2016 Cancer Chopped Champion”

    By Joanie Manzo, R.N., B.S.N., All Posts, Healthy Living, News 0 comments
    June 28, 2016


    Cancer Support Community (CSC) and OHC, along with over 100 guests, were entertained Thursday evening at Edwin H. Greene Intermediate Middle School as WKRC Radio celebrity Brian Thomas hosted and “roasted” our energetic chefs: Dr. Ed Faber, Dr. Dené Wrenn, and Dr. John Sacco. The chef’s baskets, which contained the “secret” ingredients, revealed many cancer-fighting […]

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  • Delicious, Nutritious Herbed Orzo Salad Recipe

    By Rita Nader Heikenfeld, CCP, CMH, All Posts, Healthy Living 0 comments
    June 21, 2016

    OHC Delicious Nutritious Herbed Orzo Salad Recipe Rita Nader Heikenfeld

    This makes a lot, but leftovers are a must! Go to taste on seasonings, adding more if you wish. This salad is chock full of nutrients. The whole wheat contains vitamin E and helps our digestive systems. Bite for bite, few vegetables contain as much beta-carotene as red bell peppers. Beta-carotene is a potent antioxidant. […]

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  • Energy in a Bowl: Four-Vegetable Soup

    By Rita Nader Heikenfeld, CCP, CMH, All Posts, Healthy Living 0 comments
    May 4, 2016


    No kidding, this is my go-to soup when I need a boost of what I call, “energy in a bowl.” What’s not to love when the recipe includes energy-giving root vegetables and antioxidant-filled cabbage, along with immune-boosting herbs? The amounts given are a guide, not set in stone. This recipe evolved when I was teaching […]

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