Tag: anti-inflammatory

A New Cancer Risk Reduction Guide

Cancer Food Guide, Cancer Patient, Cancer Survivor

A new food guide is now available! Now cancer patients and survivors can have their own food guide, customized to their special nutrition needs.  I am proud to introduce you to the Cancer Risk Reduction Guide Where Did the Dream to Create A Food Guide Come From? When I finished my cancer treatment, I was …

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Matcha Green Tea Powder (& a cancer-thriver smoothie recipe!)

banana, agave, peppermint oil, Matcha green tea powder, vanilla soy milk

Last week, I wrote briefly on the benefits of green tea. When it comes to increasing your intake of cancer-fighting catechins, doctors Richard Béliveau and Denis Gingras (authors of the book Foods that Fight Cancer) recommend that you choose Japanese green tea over Chinese. This is because the evidence indicates that Japanese green tea has …

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Book Review – The Calories In Calories Out Cookbook

A Sample of the Calories In for this recipe and the Calories Out.

The Calories In Calories Out Cookbook…Plus, the Exercise it Takes to Burn Them Off is by Catherine Jones and Elaine Trujillo (The Experiment, 2014). Catherine Jones, the recipe developer on the project, said that the idea for the book came to her after a conversation with her brother who said: “All I want is a …

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A Cancer Thriver’s Salmon Recipe

grainy mustard and toasted wheat germ

Salmon with Grainy Mustard and Wheat Germ Topping Ingredients: 4 – 1” pieces of salmon ¼ cup wheat germ toasted 1 tsp garlic powder ¼ tsp cayenne pepper 4 Tbsp grainy mustard Method: Preheat the oven to 375 °F. Rinse the salmon and place on parchment paper lined baking sheet. Toast the wheat germ by …

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Cancer-Smart Salad Dressing

I first encountered this salad dressing when I was attending a weekend retreat and I asked for the recipe right away! After getting a copy of the recipe, I made my own tweaks to improve its nutritional quality and its cancer-fighting ability but keep the same great taste. Yum! I hope you like it.   …

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Soy Foods and Cancer Risk

Isoflavone (soy) content in foods

Throughout this Nutrients for Immune Function blog series, my goal has been to inform you about nutrition choices you can make to thrive after cancer. For me, nutrition to thrive after cancer means foods that contain nutrients that can help to boost the immune system or foods that contain nutrients that can attack cancer cells. …

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The Link Between Mushrooms and Immune Function

mushrooms and the immune system

This blog is sixth in my Nutrients for Immune Function Series on nutrition and its impact on immune function. If you missed the previous entries in this series, I would make sure you check them out! Part 1: “What Foods Boost My Immune System?” Part 2: “Vitamin E and Your Immune System” Part 3: “Do …

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Fighting Cancer with Citrus

Clementines

The citrus family has some popular members—orange, lemon, lime, clementines and grapefruit. It also has some members that are no less important but are certainly less popular. These include pomelo, tangelo, tangerine, mandarin, blood orange and bitter orange, plus a whole lot more. Citrus fruits are famous for their vitamin C content. This is impressive …

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Boosting the Immune System to Fight Cancer

While preparing an upcoming product I will be releasing, I have been diving in for a deep review of the immune system. I have been reading about the inflammatory response and how our immune system uses this as a way to heal and repair damaged tissue. Unfortunately, I got a first-hand review of this when my …

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Popular Nutrition Questions from Cancer Patients

I was recently invited to present at Odette Cancer Centre at Sunnybrook Hospital. The topic was The Most Popular Patient Questions About Nutrition and The Answers You Need To Know to Keep You Informed and On Track.   You can watch the full recording of the presentation here. A few tips for viewing, it doesn’t work …

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