Patients with Cachexia need Nutritional Support

Anorexia is a common symptom in patients with cancer, which can lead to poor tolerance of treatment and can contribute to cachexia in extreme cases. … Currently, there are no instruments that measure common concerns specifically associated with anorexia and cachexia in children with cancer. By some estimates, nearly one-third of cancer deaths can be […]

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✨Foodie Friday✨ Quick 'n Easy

With summer on our doorstep in South Africa, and school holidays, the Festive Season and loads of visitors also just around the corner, the last thing one needs as the parent of a Child with Cancer who is struggling to eat, is to spend loads of time in the kitchen trying to find something to […]

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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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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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Wishlist Wednesday: Feeding our Families

It is winter in South Africa, and that means that we need to eat more, eat more hot food, and eat more nutritional food in order to stave off the bitter cold weather, influenza, the sniffles etc. This is vitally important for our Little Fighters, as Children with Cancer need all of their strength to […]

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More on Alternative Cancer Treatments: Gerson Therapy

Although we have previously mentioned Gerson Therapy, we thought that you might be interested in more information on this Alternative Therapy for Cancer. The Gerson Therapy was one of the first natural cancer therapeutics and has successfully treated patients for more than 80 years. Rooted in an organic, plant-based diet, raw juices, coffee enemas, and […]

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