5 stories we’re following

Here at Viver we’re actively trying to find out what stories are trending and making an impact in nutrition and healthy living. Here are some stories we’re following this summer.

Pregnancy After Breast Cancer Does Not Increase Chance of Recurrence

Findings from a retrospective study of 1,200 women provide reassurance to breast cancer survivors who are contemplating pregnancy. In the study, women who became pregnant after an early breast cancer diagnosis, including those with estrogen receptor (ER)-positive tumors, did not have a higher chance of cancer recurrence and death than those who did not become pregnant.

8 things doctors are buzzing about at the biggest cancer meeting

ASCO featured hundreds of sessions and poster presentations ranging from the highly technical to tips for everyday practice.

Want to Lose Weight? You Should Stop Counting Calories

"When you eat the right quality and balance of foods, your body can do the rest on its own," says David Ludwig, MD, an endocrinologist, researcher, and professor at Harvard Medical School, who wrote the 2016 weight-loss book Always Hungry? "You don’t have to count calories or go by the numbers."

15 Foods a Nutritionist Always Keeps in Her Fridge

Find out what Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD has in her fridge.

Obesity: Can we stop this epidemic?

According to 2014 national data, 35 percent of adult men and 40.4 percent of adult women are obese—that is, their body mass index, or BMI, a standard calculation of weight divided by height, is greater than or equal to 30. (Normal BMI is 18.5 to 24.9; overweight is 25 to 29.9.) 


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