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Karen Collins

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AICR's HealthTalk is a weekly column by Karen Collins, MS, RDN, CDN, FAND, discussing the latest hot topics in the field of diet, nutrition and cancer. This is an archive of those articles.

All AICR press materials, including these columns, are free for use in newspapers, magazines and other media outlets, and may be used without additional permission.

Please credit the American Institute for Cancer Research as the source and, for online use, link to aicr.org.

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Archived Health Talk articles

HT: Questions about standing for weight loss, and alcohol as a sleep aid
Week of December 31, 2012

HT: Questions about making old recipes healthier, and calorie density for weight control
Week of December 24, 2012

HT: Questions about is beef heart-healthy, and exercise and chronic inflammation
Week of December 17, 2012

HT: Questions about colored tortillas, and taste changes during cancer treatment
Week of December 10, 2012

HT: Questions about the Paleo diet, and breastfeeding for infant health
Week of December 3, 2012

HT: Questions about diet and acne, and biscotti as low-cal
Week of November 26, 2012

HT: Questions about ballet exercise classes, and breast cancer survivors and heart disease
Week of November 19, 2012

HT: Questions about raisins v. grapes and strength-training for kids
Week of November 12, 2012

HT: Questions about vegetables, fruit for weight loss, and crispbread
Week of November 5, 2012

HT: Questions about making flavored infused olive oil and fatty liver
Week of October 29, 2012

HT: Questions about B vitamin supplements and breastfeeding
Week of October 22, 2012

HT: Questions about diet lowering blood cholesterol and fresh vs canned pumpkin
Week of October 15, 2012

HT: Questions about food package rating systems and pregnancy weight gain
Week of October 8, 2012

HT: Questions about regular walking and diabetes prevention
Week of October 1, 2012

HT: Questions about fiber and colon cancer, and Greek food
Week of September 24, 2012

HT: Questions about drinking water for weight loss, and blood tests of CRP
Week of September 17, 2012

HT: Questions about picky eating in kids, and jicama
Week of September 10, 2012

HT: Questions about exercise and hot flashes, and selenium and prostate cancer risk
Week of September 3, 2012

HT: Questions about weight loss plateaus, and leaky gut syndrome
Week of August 27, 2012

HT: Questions about calories from protein, and meeting current dietary recommendations
Week of August 20, 2012

HT: Questions about meat and diabetes, bicycling and PSA levels
Week of August 13, 2012

HT: Questions about nutrients in potato chips, ice cream v. sorbet
Week of August 6, 2012

HT: Questions about exercise with osteoporosis, and nutritionist v. registered dietitian
Week of July 30, 2012

HT: Questions about TV and weight gain, and weight loss by dieting
Week of July 23, 2012

HT: Questions about HDL and heart attack risk, and nutritional value of melons
Week of July 16, 2012

HT: Questions about seltzer, club soda and tonic, and health coaches
Week of July 9, 2012

HT: Questions about bottled tea and exercising in water
Week of July 2, 2012

HT: Questions about "clean eating" and vinegar and blood sugar
Week of June 25, 2012

HT: Questions about alcohol and breast cancer risk, and exercise and depression
Week of June 18, 2012

HT: Questions about Chia seeds and flavonoids
Week of June 11, 2012

HT: Questions about concentrating excercise and probiotics
Week of June 4, 2012

HT: Questions about soft drinks and heart health, and walking poles or trekking poles
Week of May 28, 2012

HT: Questions about antioxidants in berries and yoga for weight loss
Week of May 21, 2012

HT: Questions about cooked v. raw carrots and snack choices
Week of May 14, 2012

HT: Questions about fat in nuts and Plyometrics
Week of May 7, 2012

HT: Questions about walking programs and inflammation
Week of April 30, 2012

HT: Questions about avoiding seconds and almonds
Week of April 23, 2012

HT: Questions about exercise for cancer survivors and almond skins
Week of April 16, 2012

HT: Questions about coconut oil and Alzheimer's and low-sodium foods
Week of April 9, 2012

HT: Questions about food costs of weight loss and colon polyps
Week of April 2, 2012

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