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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Foodie Friday: From Shots to Salads

Hola! It is Friday again (where did the week go?) and you know what that means – Fabulous Foodie Friday Recipes 😀 Today we are bringing you something different; recipes that will tickle the taste-buds, comfort you and best of all the ingredients are all very healthy. We touch on the benefits of Turmeric & […]

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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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Foods to Stimulate Appetite in Cancer Patients

One of the side-effects of undergoing chemotherapy and radiation treatments for cancer is that the appetite is often affected; most food tastes like cardboard so not very appealing. The constant nausea also generally makes one not feel like putting anything in your mouth. Despite the many side-effects and complications caused by conventional cancer treatments, it […]

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Foodie Friday: Citrus Essential Oil Smoothie Recipes

Following on yesterday’s post Herbal Essential Oils Proven to Kill Cancer Cells and last week’s post, High Dose Vitamin C to Improve Cancer Treatment Outcomes Passes Human Safety Trial, today we are sharing some great smoothie recipes using citrus essential oils. Smoothies are always good for Children with Cancer as it is one way that they can […]

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Foodie Friday: Tasty Tuna

Some of the many health benefits of tuna fish include its ability to reduce cardiovascular conditions, stimulate growth and development, lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels, help in weight loss efforts, boost the immune system, increase energy, maintain the health of the skin, increase red blood cell count, prevent cancer, protect against various kidney diseases, […]

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Foodie Friday: Nausea Remedies

Cancer experts generally point out that everyone’s experience with cancer and cancer treatments is different, but one thing that is common to around 70% of  individuals undergoing cancer treatment is nausea. While the symptoms will disappear once treatment is completed, it is a good idea to feed your child anti-nausea foods while undergoing Chemotherapy, Radiation Therapy or […]

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Foodie Friday: Nutritious Snacks

As we all know, eating while dealing with the ravages of Childhood Cancer and the side-effects of Childhood Cancer Treatments can be challenging, but at the same time, it is vital that anyone with cancer eat nutritious meals and snacks in order to build up their immune system to fight the cancer and stay strong. […]

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Foodie Friday: A Day's Meals

Hey there Fans, Foodie Friday again and today we bring you a whole day’s worth of meals including snacks. An important part of healthy eating is variety: a diverse mix of fruits, veggies, grains and proteins will ensure your Child with cancer gets a wider range of the nutrients their body needs to provide them with […]

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