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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Foodie Friday: Healthy Vegetarian/Vegan Meals

A diagnosis of cancer and subsequent treatment can result in irregular food and fluid intake, weight loss, and nutritional deficiencies. There is frequently an increased need for calories and protein while there is usually a decreased appetite. Chemotherapy, for example, works by killing or disabling cancer cells. Unfortunately, this targets not only the tumour, but […]

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10 Portions of Fruit &Veg Daily Best for Health

According to most doctors and nutritionists, eating five portions of fruits and vegetables daily is considered sufficient for good health, but a recent study, reported in the International Journal of Epidemiology,  posits that the greatest benefits come from eating 10 portions a day. An analysis of 95 studies assessing the health benefits of fruit and […]

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Cooking for Healing: Beet Hummus

Eating healthily when one has cancer is vital as the body needs all the help it can to fight the cancer, and vegetables, especially dark coloured  veggies are excellent sources of nutrition. There’s a major misconception though that eating healthy is boring – and that couldn’t be further from the truth! A nutritious diet does not […]

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