A lot of people want to know if they should eat any "superfoods" to make sure that they don't get cancer, or that their cancer doesn't come back. The truth is that there is no single food, or food substance that can prevent or cure cancer. But there are many beneficial foods! Health Protector Foods I think the most important part of healthy eating is to include the foods that provide your body with the nourishment it needs to function at its best. This means that most … [Read more...]
Julie’s Favorite Things at Trader Joe’s
So originally I was going to make this article the "Top 5 at Trader Joe's". Which OBVIOUSLY is absolutely impossible. Ha! So what was supposed to be a 2 minute video turned into 5 minutes. But I love all these items so much! And no... they aren't even paying me to do this. Although maybe they should. Or at least make a donation to Cancer Services, the non-profit that pays my salary and therefore pays for this website! But oh well. You get my honest thoughts without any … [Read more...]
Nutrition for Bone Marrow Transplant Resource List
I have the privilege of speaking for the BMT infonet conference this May in Raleigh, NC. I will be giving a 30 minute talk with an additional 30 minutes for Q&A. This will be a challenge for me to stick to 30 minutes! In order to make sure that participants have access to all the tools I think they might benefit from, I wanted to create this page as a place to link resources. I hope you find it helpful! Side Effect Management For Transplant Patients & Survivors BMT … [Read more...]
Cruciferous Cabbage.. The Cure to Cancer?
There’s been a lot of hype about cabbage lately and its cancer-fighting abilities. The George Meteljan Foundation considers cabbage one of “the world’s healthiest foods” due to its high nutrient and fiber content. But is that enough in itself to be labeled "cancer fighting"?? Decades ago cabbage soup was claimed to be a miracle food. The “Cabbage Soup Diet”, which involves eating cabbage 3x per day for at least 7 days, has been used by fad dieters as an attempt to lose weight … [Read more...]
Apricot Pits and Vitamin B17: Can They Cure Cancer?
This is a guest post from Suzanne Dixon, MPH, MS, RD, dietitian and author of NoNutritionFear.com. Suzanne is someone who has been one of my "go-to research/evidence interpretation people" for much of my career. She has a master's degree in epidemiology and stays on top of the data regarding nutrition and cancer. I have had people ask me this question, so when I saw Suzanne's explanation, I thought it was great! I figured my readers would like to know the truth. What's … [Read more...]
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