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Friday, January 2, 2009

Cancer and Nutrition Go Hand in Hand

so i have been reading a lot about nutrition and diet when it comes to dealing with cancer. i have had some good luck as well. there are so many helpful foods out there to help prevent and combat cancer. it's amazing how the foods we eat everyday can either help us or hurt us.
sugar for example..it actually feeds cancer. not all sugars (natural that is found in fruits are OK), but chocolates, sweet desserts, etc...i never knew they were that bad for us.
i knew green tea was good for me and quite frankly, i like the taste, but this is also useful to combat cancer. interesting, huh? here's a link i found particularly resourceful from BBC News.
carrots, tomatoes, soy, olive oil, mango, and many more also help to fight cancerous cells.
i will be discussing all of these food in depth when i have fully read and understand all the benefits from them. as for now.. a recipe for the day will be added to each post. i hope you enjoy them.

Spinach Salad
this salad is very high in beta carotene which is essential in fighting cancer

1 cup raw spinach
1 medium carrot shredded or julienned (your preference)
1 medium tomato
2 teaspoons soy nuts
2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
1 small orange

wash all vegetables. place spinach in a bowl and top with carrots. chop tomato and add to salad mixture. peel orange and separate segments. add orange and soy nuts to bowl. drizzle with extra virgin olive oil and toss all ingredients until equally combined.
serving size: 2

1 comment:

Wendy said...

Thankyou for posting cancer and nutrition i wish more people would do this so many only believe what their doc tells them though doc even though they go to school for many years have only 4 hours of nutritional training so sad to me but a fact none the less and told by many Doctors themselves.We are literally digging our graves with our forks and we need to wake up and realize eating 85% of our food raw each day with 15% cooked is how we will feed our bodies.wendy Mojelski Spezowka Hinton,AB. Canada