Posts tagged “Nutrition”

Managing Nausea From Cancer Treatments-A Complete Guide

by Ann Ogden.

Editor's note: Cancer survivor Ann Ogden Gaffney knows more than most the effect a cancer diagnosis can have on your life. Ann was working as a fashion designer when she was diagnosed with stage II kidney cancer. She had surgery and went on with her life. An unrelated triple-negative breast cancer diagnosis in early 2005 changed everything, as she had to take time off to go through treatment. 

Ann Gaffney

A lifelong foodie, Ann found that cooking offered comfort and a sense of control during her...

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Grilled Marinated Artichokes - Healthy Eating for Life

by GregP_WN.

Healthy eating and good nutrition are a big part of fighting cancer. Our Recipe of the Week is from WhatNexter Pam Braun, take a look at her Grilled Marinated Artichokes.

The little artichoke is an antioxidant giant! One of the highest ranked foods in antioxidants per serving.

Grilled Marinated Artichokes

Ingredients 
3 large artichokes or 6 baby artichokes, trimmed and cleaned
cup balsamic vinegar
cup extra-virgin olive oil
1 large clove garlic, minced
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
Juice of 1 lemon
teaspoon salt
...

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10 Healthy Snacks That Are Quick and Easy

by GregP_WN.

Between chemo and cancer itself, it’s not uncommon to feel run down. And when chemo has you so nauseous or makes everything taste like sawdust, eating just doesn’t seem appealing—let alone eating healthy.

10 Quick And Easy Healthy Snacks

But never fear! We’ve come up with a list of healthy snacks to save the day! These snacks will help you satisfy hunger when it finally strikes. And we promise these delicious snacks won’t make you feel like you’re sacrificing flavor in order to eat healthy!

1. Cooked Eggs— None of that raw...

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From Cooking For Fun to Cooking For Life - A Life Changing Event

by Ann Ogden.

Our WhatNexter of the Week is Ann Ogden, she is a survivor of both breast cancer and kidney cancer. She describes how she went from the fast and furious world of fashion to cooking for fun and ultimately, Cooking For Your Life.

Ann Ogden

Ann Ogden

If you’d told me ten years ago if I’d be a leader in the world of culinary medical initiatives, collaborating on programs with Columbia University, backed by data and studies funded by the NIH, I would have asked you what you were smoking. And yet, that is...

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Fighting Cancer With Nutrition - Indian Spiced Cole Slaw

by GregP_WN.

Indian Spiced Cole Slaw
This is a “quadruple hitter,” as it has 4 cancer fighters in it, cabbage, garlic, onions, and turmeric! It also has omega 3’s from the oil. Besides all of that, it tastes pretty darn good. Its interesting flavors make for a great side dish, or a first course salad.

Indian Slaw

Slaw
2 cups red cabbage, shredded
2 cups green cabbage, shredded
1 small fennel bulb, shredded
1 small red onion, thinly sliced
1 carrot, shredded
cup raisins
1 large apple, diced
Salt and pepper

Sauce
1 cup...

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Kicking Cancer With Nutrition-Smoothie Anyone?

by GregP_WN.

Gorgeous Green Smoothie

Fighting cancer is more than just doctor appointments, scans, treatments and surgery! Fight back with nutritious and tasty recipes! This week's recipe is from the authors of Kicking Cancer in The Kitchen:The Girlfriend’s Cookbook and Guide to Using Real Food to Fight Cancer

Green Smoothie

Serves 2-3
Ingredients:
2 cups non-dairy milk like almond, coconut
1 cup packed kale leaves, stems removed
1 banana
1/2 avocado
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
3-4 ice cubes

Directions:

Add all ingredients to a...

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10 Simple Ways to Change Your Eating Habits After You’re Diagnosed with Cancer

by GregP_WN.

Let’s take this one step at a time. No gimmicks, no calorie counting, no purging your pantry of all carbs, instead here are 10 simple ways that will start the process of changing your eating habits today shared by other people with cancer.

Cancer And Nutrition

1. Talk to Your Doctor
Find out from your doctor about your nutritional needs as it relates to your type of cancer, your current state of health, and your future treatment. It is likely that they will tell you to “eat healthy,” but discussing specifics...

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