Foodie Friday: The Nutritional Egg

Eggs are a powerhouse of nutrition in a handy little round package. These little guys are packed with many nutrients – they’re an excellent source of choline and selenium, and a good source of high-quality protein, vitamin D, vitamin B12, phosphorous and riboflavin. In addition, eggs are rich in the essential amino acid, leucine. Eggs […]

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New Primary Children's and Families' Cancer Research Centre Opened at Huntsman Cancer Institute

A new world-class facility dedicated to advancing research in cancer, the Primary Children’s and Families’ Cancer Research Center, officially opened at the Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah last month. At the opening, Jon M. Huntsman also announced a commitment from the Huntsman family and Huntsman Cancer Foundation to give $120 million […]

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New Method Means Stem Cell Transplantation is Reaching More Populations

Stem cell transplantation has drastically evolved, not only moving into different types of haematologic malignancies, but also into patient populations of different ethnicities, according to associate director of the Bone Marrow Transplant Program, Weill Cornell Medicine/NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Tsiporah B. Shore, M.D. We live in a very multi-ethnic world, and it is more and more vital […]

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Foodie Friday: Recipes for Recovery

Cancer treatment can affect both the appetite and digestion of a Child with Cancer, making it difficult to enjoy the foods they usually love. Added to the fact that they are just feeling miserable and do not have an appetite because of the cancer itself, they also have to deal with cancer treatment side-effects such […]

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Foodie Friday: Nutritional e’Pap Recipes

Yesterday we gave you some important information about e’Pap, a revolutionary nutrient-loaded porridge that was created to cater to the feeding needs of HIV patients and babies. Nutrient content in fruit and vegetables has dropped up to 76% over the past 50 years in the USA and Europe. Proof that modern intensive agriculture practices create the problem. The […]

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Do Acidic Diets Cause Cancer?

The standard diet nowadays is packed with processed foods full of chemicals and toxins that contain either too much sugar or salt. In addition there is the rising trend of mass-production and availability of genetically modified foods, something that has caused uproar in almost every first world country. All of these foods are so different […]

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Dysphagia: A Hard to Swallow Side Effect of Conventional Cancer Treatments

As if it is not bad enough to suffer from cancer and have to go through all the pain and stress of the many tests, the diagnosis and the treatments, conventional cancer treatments such as chemo, radiation, and/or surgery come with lingering side-effects that make life very difficult. One such potential problem is that it can […]

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