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Chicken and Quinoa Soup

Posted by Geoff Beaty on 16 July 2021
Chicken and Quinoa Soup
Nutrition is important and nothing is more comforting than a bowl of chicken soup for cancer patients when not feeling well. So, I created a hearty chicken and Quinoa soup recipe. It is important what you eat and chicken soup is a good diet for cancer patients because it is easy on the stomach. A hearty version of chicken soup for cancer patients actually became one our  family favorites.  This recipe makes a big pot to have throughout the week making it the perfect comfort food...
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Ginger to Reduce Nausea from Chemo

Posted by Geoff Beaty on 14 July 2021
Ginger to Reduce Nausea from Chemo
Ginger has been touted for its health benefits for thousands of years and has long been used in China as a medicinal practice to reduce nausea. Ginger was used by the ancient Greeks to prevent nausea after feasting. Recent studies suggest that it may help people with chemotherapy-induced nausea as well. Ginger (Zingiber officinale) is derived from the root of the ginger plant. It can be taken as a supplement, or used as a food, a drink or as a spice added to your favorite foods. As a food, ...
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10 Foods to Eat During Chemotherapy

Posted by Manuela Boyle on 14 July 2021
10 Foods to Eat During Chemotherapy
Chemotherapy is a common cancer treatment that uses one or more drugs to combat cancer cells in your body. Its symptoms, which may include dry mouth, taste changes, nausea, and fatigue, can make eating seem like a chore. However, it's important to eat a healthy, balanced diet during cancer treatment to keep your body functioning optimally. Foods that are mild in flavor, easy on your stomach, and nutrient-dense are some of the best options. Here are 10 foods to eat during chemotherapy....
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The Side Effects of Eating Healthy: Oxalates

Posted by Geoff Beaty on 10 July 2021
The Side Effects of Eating Healthy: Oxalates
Oxalates are a potentially harmful compound found in many foods (such as leafy greens) otherwise known as healthy.Too-high levels may lead to a range of conditions including kidney stones and systemic inflammation. Green smoothie for breakfast, tofu salad with nuts for lunch, and brand and grains for dinner. As healthy as this meal plan sounds, there is one potentially harmful compound that such a meal plan is extremely high in and that is oxalates. What are Oxalates?
Oxalates and thei...
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Should You Go Gluten-Free?

Posted by Geoff Beaty on 4 July 2021
Should You Go Gluten-Free?
Since the discovery of Celiac disease (CD), the mainstream view of gluten intolerance has remained relatively black or white: Either you have celiac disease, or you don't. The media has downplayed the significance of non-celiac gluten sensitivity (NCGS), even going as far as to suggest that it doesn't exist. However, it's becoming more and more clear that celiac disease is only one manifestation of gluten intolerance, and that "non-celiac gluten sensitivity" (i.e. pe...
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