Healthy Living

  • Using Mindfulness to Reduce Stress and Promote Healing from Cancer Treatment

    John F. Sacco, M.D., Blogs, Healthy Living 0 comments
    April 19, 2017

    OHC's Dr. John Sacco says mindfulness reduces stress and promotes healing in cancer treatment

    Mindfulness is defined in many ways, but I like to think of it as being non-judgmentally present in the moment. It’s a time to focus on your breath and be aware of what’s going on in the present, not the past or future. Research show us that mindfulness, when practiced regularly, can be a big […]

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  • Rita’s Zuppa Toscana Recipe (like Olive Garden)

    Rita Nader Heikenfeld, CCP, CMH, Blogs, Healthy Living 0 comments
    April 7, 2017

    Zuppa Toscana Recipe Rita Heikenfeld OHC

    This one is good for you! Kale is nutrient dense with lots of fiber, calcium, iron, and vitamins. Lacinato, or “alligator kale” as my kids called it, is more mild in flavor than regular kale, but what is in season will be perfect. Potatoes contain vitamin C, good for immune system health. Garlic and onions […]

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  • How To Create a Cancer-Fighting Exercise Routine

    John F. Sacco, M.D., Blogs, 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 c The National […]

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  • 5 Nutrition Tips to Help Prevent Cancer

    John F. Sacco, M.D., Blogs, 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

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    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

    OHC, Blogs, 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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  • Delicious, Nutritious Herbed Orzo Salad Recipe

    Rita Nader Heikenfeld, CCP, CMH, Blogs, 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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