Touched By Cancer

Editor's Picks


Paleo Diet - Cook for Your Life

The Paleo Diet for Cancer Patients

Paleo dieters are sometimes huge supporters of their lifestyle and have copious reasons why everyone should hop on board, and they seem convincing.  Other news and nutrition organizations may be telling us that the Paleo diet will put you at risk of nutrient deficiency.   The premise of the Paleo diet is based on eating how humans ate in the Paleolithic […]

Read More

All Articles


Paleo Diet - Cook for Your Life

The Paleo Diet for Cancer Patients

Paleo dieters are sometimes huge supporters of their lifestyle and have copious reasons why everyone should hop on board, and they seem convincing.  Other news and nutrition organizations may be telling us that the Paleo diet will put you at risk of nutrient deficiency.   The premise of the Paleo diet is based on eating how humans ate in the Paleolithic […]

Read More

Keto-Krazy

Think of all the “keto” terms. Most popular is the ketogenic diet. Then there’s measuring ketones in the urine. Sometimes we talk about ketone bodies. And getting into ketosis. And don’t forget diabetic ketoacidosis. Are we all keto-krazy? What is a ketone anyway? Let’s sort it out. Ketones (sometimes referred to as ketone bodies) are […]

Read More
coffee - cook for your life

Coffee and Tea: How Bad Could They Be?

There has been much controversy over the health effects of coffee and tea.  Years ago, coffee, tea and other caffeinated foods were thought to increase one’s risk of cancer.  Today, the opposite is true; it is almost universally believed that there are some health benefits to drinking coffee and tea.  There is a catch, however.  […]

Read More
white fish, cilantro, olives, oregano, onions, cilantro, avocado

A Fine Kettle of Fish

Swimming with porpoises is, they say, a transcendent experience. But a great fish stew that will transport you too, and you don’t have to leave home to get a healthy lift of body and soul. This one, popular in Puerto Rico, is easy, and brimming with complex flavors. Capers and oregano suggest a Mediterranean twist […]

Read More
Red Meat - Can It Fit Into A Healthy Diet?

Red Meat — Can It Fit Into a Healthy Diet?

For decades in cancer research, scientists have studied the link between red meat consumption and cancer.  Study results have been mixed, but some convincing explanations of why red meat may contribute to this disease are emerging. So, you’re probably thinking: Here’s something else I need to cross off my grocery list.  But take heart:  If […]

Read More

    Ingredients


    avocado - cook for your life-anti cancer recipes

    Avocado

    Holy Guacamole By Chelsea Fisher Avocados often get a bad rap for being high in calories and fat, but not all fats are created equal. In fact, most of the fats in avocados are heart-healthy monounsaturated fats like those found in olive oil and nuts. Though there is no proven evidence that monounsaturated fats can […]

    Read More
    curry powder - Cook for Your Life

    Turmeric

    A Specialist in the Spice Rack By Fiona Breslin Turmeric is a bright orange-yellow spice made from the dried rhizome of turmeric plant. It has been used for millennia in Middle Eastern and South Asian cooking. It’s also used in Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine, where its anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties are favored for aiding digestion, […]

    Read More
    Cannellini Beans - Cook for Your Life

    Cannellini Beans

    More Than Winter White By Fiona Breslin Mild-flavored, creamy cannellini beans, also known as white Italian kidney beans, will stick to your ribs while supporting your health. One cup of cooked beans contains 45% of daily fiber, which the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) reports can support healthy digestion, help stabilize blood sugar, and […]

    Read More
    chia seeds - cook for your life

    Chia Seeds

    Chia Seeds By Alyssa Adler Chia seeds can be considered a super food because they are extremely versatile and nutritious! Originally from Central America, and derived from a plant in the mint family, chia seeds were an important part of the Aztec diet. Chia seeds are small black and brown seeds that look like a […]

    Read More
    onions - anti-cancer - cook for your life

    Onions

    Layers of Goodness By Chelsea Fisher Smile through the tears. Sulfur, the spicy element that gives onions their bite and makes you cry when chopping them, helps detoxify the body and may aid your immune system. Antioxidant-rich onions bring other benefits, too. The American Institute for Cancer Research reports that allium vegetables like garlic and […]

    Read More

      Your Cart

      The cart is empty

      become a sponsor today! donate now