Are vegan dogs healthier?

Andara Puchino

A study from Australian and UK researchers published today has examined the relationship between dog diets and various health indicators, concluding – perhaps surprisingly – that a vegan diet may in fact be the healthiest option. Why are we talking about vegan dogs? With increasing awareness of the environmental and […]

How to eat a vegan Mediterranean diet: A complete guide

Andara Puchino

Is a vegan Mediterranean diet something that you’ve considered? Plant-based diets have been praised for their wide-ranging health benefits, particularly in relation to cardiovascular disease, metabolic issues and cancer. But is it possible to eat a vegan Mediterranean diet? The Mediterranean diet is universally considered to be one of the […]

Your Diet and Nutrition Questions Answered

Andara Puchino

On March 24, 2022, PanCAN hosted a webinar titled “Diet and Nutrition: What Pancreatic Cancer Patients and Caregivers Need to Know.” Over 1,300 patients and caregivers tuned in to hear dietitians Maria Petzel and Jeannine Mills, PanCAN Patient Services Manager Diiehma Bates and pancreatic cancer survivor Jennifer Lambert address a […]

Optavia Diet and Hair Loss

Andara Puchino

Very low calorie diets may lead to a number of unpleasant and even harmful side effects — from constipation to developing an unhealthy relationship with food (1). What’s more, significantly reducing calorie intake may lead to rapid weight loss, which could trigger hair loss. The Optavia diet is a diet […]