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Cancer-Fighting Lifestyle Recipe: Tomato-Tofu Stir Fry

Posted by Manuela Boyle on 15 August 2021
Cancer-Fighting Lifestyle Recipe: Tomato-Tofu Stir Fry
Ingredients: 2 eggs (beat the eggs just before cooking)
2 pieces of Firm Tofu
2 tomatoes
2 tablespoons avocado oil
1 tablespoon soy sauce
Sea salt, black pepper, and coconut sugar to taste
3 clove garlic, some ginger, and 1 green onion
1/2 cup water Method: Slice 2 firm tofu into cubes, soak them in warm salt water for 10-15 minutes.
Dice 2 tomatoes into cubes.
Chop 1 green onion, 3 garlic cloves, and some ginger.
Add sea salt, black pepper, soy sauce, and coconut sugar to ta...
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Eating to Lose Weight After Treatment

Posted by Manuela Boyle on 15 August 2021
Eating to Lose Weight After Treatment
Many people gain weight when they are treated with chemotherapy and steroids. Your extra weight may hang around and increase after chemotherapy if you also take hormonal therapy (tamoxifen or an aromatase inhibitor). If your body shifts into menopause because of chemotherapy, there's a tendency to gain weight. This weight gain may be because of the enzyme lipoprotein lipase (LPL), which is controlled by insulin. LPL sits on the surface of cells and pulls fat out of the bloodstream...
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Today's Recipe: Chickpeas Salad

Posted by Manuela Boyle on 15 August 2021
Today's Recipe: Chickpeas Salad
Many research studies have indicated that plant-based diets can help reduce the risk of developing certain types of cancer, as well as lower the risk of developing a number of diseases. The most common question people have upon learning this information is 'What does plant-based mean?' Plant-based is not vegetarian nor vegan, it means consuming a diet that is primarily plants, vegetables and fruit, that is supplemented by whole grains, lean meats, low-fat dairy products as well as...
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Coffee benefit

Posted by Geoff Beaty on 11 August 2021
Coffee benefit
A new study from Imperial College London showed that a cup of coffee a day could help prevent liver cancer, but alcohol consumption remains a major risk factor for several cancers. The researchers investigated the association between food and nutrient intake and the risk of developing or dying from 11 different types of cancers. The study found that drinking at least one cup of either caffeinated or decaffeinated coffee daily, was associated with a lower risk of developing liver cancer ...
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A Special Diet for Triple Negative Breast Cancer

Posted by Manuela Boyle on 7 August 2021
A Special Diet for Triple Negative Breast Cancer
There is exciting news in the world of cancer nutrition! For years, the triple negative breast cancer patient has been without a targeted treatment. But, the evidence is beginning to show that some triple-negative specific targeted treatment is on the horizon. This is great news for you if you want to take back the control cancer has taken from you and reduce your fear around this diagnosisyou are not powerless! This is new information in the triple-negative breast cancer community and it...
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