Tag: immune system

Festive and Healthy Brazil Nut Loaf

  I’m not a fan of traditional Christmas Cake, so I modified this nut loaf recipe from its original version to make a healthy, Christmas treat. Now that the Christmas season is upon us, you can make this nut loaf instead of a traditional Christmas cake. I like this recipe because instead of traditional fruit …

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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 Super Simple Maitake Mushroom Recipe for Cancer Thrivers

Maitake Mushroom

I’ve been up to my eyeballs in fungus! What I mean by that is, I’ve been researching edible fungus (mushrooms) and the documented health benefits so that I am able to share this information with you. Health Benefits of Edible Fungus (Mushrooms) Recently, I did a series of blog posts called Nutrients for Immune Function. …

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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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Book Review: Radical Remission, The Nine Key Factors That Can Make a Real Difference

Radical Remission

Kelly Turner is a psychotherapist who specializes in integrative oncology. She has a master’s degree in social work in the field of counseling for cancer patients. During her PhD work, she studied spontaneous healing, which she calls “radical remission”. Her book, Radical Remission, The Nine Key Factors That Can Make a Real Difference, is a …

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Living With Podcast with Host Tom Coccagna

This is the second in my series of introducing you to my favourite cancer specific podcasts. I highly recommend that you check these out! If you aren’t familiar with podcasts or how to listen on the go, check out my post about the top 10 podcasts for cancer thrivers. You can find the post HERE. …

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The Cancer Warrior—Mel Majoros

The Cancer Warrior Square

I want to introduce you to my favourite podcasts that are hosted by other cancer thrivers (just like you!). Turns out you are not alone—it is great to hear how some cancer thrivers are using their cancer as a springboard to help others. I highly recommend that you subscribe to these podcasts and become a …

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