Plant Based Cheezy Sauce

This recipe is for anyone who loves a good cheese sauce, but wants to focus on plant based eating. Ingredients 1 1/2 cup roasted, salted cashews 1/2 cup of nutritional yeast 1/4-1/2 tsp of garlic powder 1/2 tsp of mustard powder 1/4 tsp of ground turmeric 3 tbsp lemon juice 3/4 cup water Put all …

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Are Some Sugars Better (less bad) than Others?

I have written several blogs in the past about the connections to and recommendations for sugar and cancer. If you didn’t have a chance to read them, this is a link to my 4-part series. Does Sugar Feed Cancer? To continue on this theme, I want to explore a follow-up question, which is: Is there …

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Can I Believe Everything I Read About Coconut Oil?

I was recently asked by Wellspring Cancer Support Centres in Toronto to research and update a fabulous presentation that they deliver called Nutrition Myths and Controversies. In this presentation, I address the most popular questions that cancer patents and survivors have about nutrition. Cancer patients and survivors are full of questions about how they can help themselves. …

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Stuffed Butternut Squash with Pears, Pecans and Cranberries

Stuffed Butternut with Pears, Pecans and Cranberries Ingredients 1 medium sized butternut squash 2 ripe pears, cut into small cubes 2 Tbsp dried cranberries 2 Tbsp chopped pecans 1 tsp cinnamon 2 dashes of nutmeg 1/4 tsp cardamom 2 tsp butter 2 tsp maple syrup Salt to taste Fresh sage leaves for garnish Olive oil …

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Can I Starve My Cancer?

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Can I Starve My Cancer? This is an important question that many people ask when faced with a cancer diagnosis.  I first heard this over 20 years ago, when I was doing my clinical dietetic internship. The standard answer at the time was “no, you can’t starve your cancer without starving yourself.” But at that …

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Part 4: Does Sugar Feed Cancer?

Fruit Flavoured Green Tea Beverage

I believe what you eat makes a difference in your cancer risk. I believe food and lifestyle changes have the ability to affect your immune system, to reduce chronic inflammation and to act on cancer cells directly. I focus my work on empowering cancer survivors to become cancer thrivers by giving them the evidence-based tools …

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Part 3: Does Sugar Feed Cancer?

I believe what you eat makes a difference in your cancer risk. I believe food and lifestyle changes have the ability to affect your immune system, to reduce chronic inflammation and to act on cancer cells directly. I focus my work on empowering cancer survivors to become cancer thrivers by giving them the evidence-based tools …

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Part 2: Does Sugar Feed Cancer?

Does Sugar Feed Cancer

In Part 1 of my Does Sugar Feed Cancer? series exploring the connection between sugar and cancer, I answered the questions What is one connection between sugar and cancer? And should I be on a Ketogenic diet? To find out the answers to these questions and learn how you can take action to reduce your …

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Does Sugar Feed Cancer?

does sugar feed cancer

I believe what you eat makes a difference in your cancer risk. I believe food and lifestyle changes have the ability to affect your immune system, reduce chronic inflammation, and act on cancer cells directly. I focus my work on empowering you, as a cancer survivor, to become a cancer thriver by giving you evidence-based …

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A Special Diet for Triple Negative Breast Cancer

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There is exciting news in the world of cancer nutrition! For years, the triple negative breast cancer patient has been without a targeted treatment. But, the evidence is beginning to show that some triple-negative specific targeted treatment is on the horizon. This is great news for you if you want to take back the control …

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