✨Foodie Friday ✨ : Liquid Nutrition

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 […]

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Kleinbooishigh ROCKS!!!

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 […]

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Are Goji Berries Really that Healthy?

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 […]

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Real Food Recipes for your Child with 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 […]

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Will Becoming a Vegetarian Prevent Cancer?

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 […]

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✨Foodie Friday✨ Summer Christmas Recipes

Christmas in South Africa, as in the rest of the Southern Hemisphere is a unique and splendid thing. While most Christmas Carols, adverts, cards, recipes, etc. are geared towards a winter Christmas, and most others think of chestnuts roasting over an open fire at this time of the year, those of us Down South are […]

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✨Foodie Friday✨ Vegetarian Christmas Recipes

With Christmas around the corner we are all looking for some great recipes for our families, and that includes recipes that Children with Cancer will enjoy, but what about those of us who are vegetarian? Children with Cancer especially, need to eat as many veggies as possible as they need them to build up their […]

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✨Foodie Friday✨ Pass da Pasta

Pasta has always been a favourite with both children and adults, and it is so easy and relatively quick to make that it is the perfect meal when you do not have a lot of time to spend in the kitchen. Pasta is also a great meal or snack for a Child with Cancer because […]

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