Foodie Friday: Can Sugary Drinks Fuel & Accelerate Cancer Growth?
Foodie Friday: More Delicious Nutritious Recipes
Researchers acknowledge that obesity increases the risk of cancer, and some studies even consider the existence of a causal relationship between this metabolic condition and cancer. One important factor that can lead to obesity is the high intake of sugar through the frequent consumption of processed foods and sugary beverages. Sugar is a simple, edible, […]
Foodie Friday: Fight Cancer with Flavour
Following on last week’s blogpost about the Boehringer Ingelheim India and Times Group’s newly-launched Fight Cancer with Flavour cookbook for cancer patients, we decided to publish some more of their delicious and very nutritious recipes of those with cancer today. Coronation Vegetable Hash & Poached Eggs The curry element to this recipe is a brilliant […]
A Plant Based Diet is Good for Fighting Cancer
Understanding the need for a ready-reckoner of nutritional recipes for cancer patients, Boehringer Ingelheim India and Times Group jointly launched Fight Cancer with Flavour, a special cookbook for cancer patients, recently. The book was launched at Crossword and Kemps Corner with the authors — Gitanjali Gurbaxani, renowned food consultant and Devika Bhojwani, Vice President, The […]
✨Foodie Friday ✨ : Liquid Nutrition
The basic principles of a plant-based diet (PBD) are that it focuses on whole, minimally processed foods – whole grains, seeds, vegetables, fruits, legumes, and nuts should make up the majority of what you eat – and limits animal products. A PBD also excludes refined foods, like added sugars, white flour, and processed oils. A […]
Children with cancer often suffer from Appetite Loss when undergoing Radiation Therapy or Chemotherapy, which means that they are not getting the nutrients that they need to fight their cancer. Add to this some of the side-effects of these treatments such as Constipation, Diarrhoea, Difficulty Chewing, Dehydration, Difficulty Swallowing (Dysphagia), Dry Mouth (Xerostomia), Mouth Sores or Mucositis, Nausea and Vomiting, and Taste Changes, all of […]
Are Goji Berries Really that Healthy?
The Little Fighters Cancer Trust is very grateful that Paarl Boys Primary School (KleinBooisHigh) once again chose LFCT as a beneficiary of their Charity Week, held from the 27th to the 31st of August, 2018. LFCT was asked by the Grade 5 English Teacher, Tasja Stroebel, to come and do a presentation to the boys […]
Real Food Recipes for your Child with Cancer
The popularity of goji berries for their health benefits has been growing more and more over the past few years, but are they really so healthy and why should we eat them? The answer to the first question is YES! Goji berries, also known as Lycium Barbarum, are native to Asia, and they have been used in […]
Will Becoming a Vegetarian Prevent Cancer?
Switching from cans of soup or casseroles to fresh, real ingredients can be a fun challenge, and right now is the perfect time to swop processed crackers and snacks for fruit, homemade smoothies and yoghurts. Not only will you ALL all feel better; your blood sugar will stop plummeting daily, you will all be more […]
✨Foodie Friday✨ Nutritious Recipes & Snacks
While we are all aware of the fact that we need to eat all our vegetables every day for good health, is it necessary to become a vegetarian and do vegetarian diets reduce cancer risk? According to Maria Petzel, a senior clinical dietitian at MD Anderson Cancer Center and a member of the Scientific and Medical […]
Ensuring that your Child with Cancer gets sufficient nutrition, which is necessary to improve their immune system so that they can fight the cancer, is not always easy, especially when you are a single parent, are dealing with the side-effects of chemotherapy or radiation treatment, or have other children to look after as well. The […]