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For information on safe household, cosmetics, etc, see our section on Environmental Issues.



Above - short video of Keith I. Block, M.D., Medical Director, The Block Center for Integrative Treatment,VClick here to open their web page

Find out which foods to avoid during chemo, which foods to eat durning chemo and how certain supplements can ease chemo side effects.

Interview by Heather VanNest, WTSP



Several quotes supporting the value of lifestyle changes after cancer diagnosis: (source Reuters Health via Medscape, 4/12/05)

"Evidence from observational studies and retrospective analyses of randomized trials is now sufficient to support clinical trials of life-style interventions with an anticipated improvement in survival comparable to that seen for many current systemic adjuvant treatments," writes Dr. Rowan T. Chlebowski from Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute, Torrance, California in a related editorial.

"An important follow-up to this study would be to explore how weight loss influences survival," Dr. Kroenke said. "I have been working to develop a study about particular aspects of diet that might help women to maintain weight after a breast cancer diagnosis."

"There is good evidence to suggest that a healthy diet and physical activity, which may help women to maintain healthy weight, may also improve survival after diagnosis," Dr. Kroenke added.

J Clin Oncol 2005;23:1345-1347,1370-1378.

Check out this website Cancer Project/a Physicians' for Responsible Medicine site: http//www.cancerproject.org/ It contains lots of information on healthy eating for cancer prevention.

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Food Issues

For safe, healthy eating habits, includes Links

How/What to Buy/Do
Genetic Engineering/Modification
Sea Vegetables/Seaweed
Green Foods/Green Drinks
Garlic
Foods that support strong bones
Sprouts
'Cancer Cookbook: Making it Nutritious & Delicious'
Canola (Rapeseed)/Coconut/Argan OILS
Paleodiet
Sanitation NOT Irradiation
Flaxseeds/Chia/Perilla/Hemp/OILS
NUTRITION: Fruits/Vegetables, Dietary Fat,Wine, Nuts, etc.
Living and Raw Foods/Sprouts
A.T.: A Patient Quotes Udo Erasmus
An Article on Food Combining
Glycemic Index information
USDA Nutrient Directory
Contamination & Plastic Pkging
Importance of bee-collected pollens
Red/Pink Fruits/Vegs & Ca Prvntn
Spirulina
Organic/Free-Range/Grass Fed Meat/Dairy
Raisins from the Ayervedic View
FARM Fish Information
Green Teas in a Bottle
Understanding Dietary Fibre
Ozone to Protect Grain
Healthy Recipes and some links
Food Sources for Vitamins
Veganism, Vegetarians
Olive Oil
Reactive Chemicals in 142 Food Items
Marine Phytoplankton
Some books on Food
How to Handle Moldy Food
Fasting - Studies, LINKS and more
Many Books Now Available

Lots more titles that may be useful

Three New Books
Integrating TCM Into Conventional Therapy
When Healing Becomes A Crime: Hoxsey Story
Your Life in Your Hands
The Healing Way, A Journal for Cancer Survivors
Important books by experts in the cancer world
How to Prevent & Treat Cancer w/Natural Medicine
Remarkable Books from John Boik
One Bite at a Time:Nourishing Recipes for People with Cancer
Homeopathy and Cancer
Supportive Cancer Care
Resource Guide: Cancer Community Healing Network
Politics in Healing: Daniel Haley
Breast Fitness An Optimal Exercise and Health Plan
The Answer to Cancer...
Radical View of Aging
Health on the Edge:Visionary Views of Healing...
Book - Ascorbate:The Science of Vitamin C
The New American Plate Cookbook
"Coconut Cures" A book by Bruce Fife, ND
"Cancer's Natural Enemy"
"Mama Said There'd Be Days Like This"
Waking the Warrior Goddess, by Dr. Christine Horner
Book: Surviving Mesothelioma and Other Cancers
"Chemotherapy Heals Cancer & The World is Flat"
"With the Help of Our Friends From France: Stabilizing & Living..."
Cancer: The Problem and the Solution
'Making Complementary Therapies Work for You'
Cancer It's Not Just Diet
Healing Choices Your Guide to Complementary & Alternative Healthcare
Cancer Made Me A Shallower Person
Two Books for Black Men on Prostate Cancer
The Acid-Alkaline Food Guide BOOK
After Shock: From Cancer Diagnosis to Healing
Healing Yoga for People Living with Cancer BOOK
BOOK "Cancer for Two"
Journey Through Cancer Healing & Transforming the Whole Person
"Intimacy After Cancer" - Book for Women and Partners
Breast Cancer in Women of African Descent BOOK
Book: "Healing the Gerson Way"
Book: "Healing Psyche: Patterns and Structures..."
Book: The Fourfold Path to Healing
"YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE AFRAID OF CANCER ANYMORE "
The Doctor Who Cures Cancer - about (Emanuel Revici)
BOOK: "Nothing Personal:disturbing undercurrents in cancer care
Books relating to Palliative Care, Grief, Hospice
Cancer Recovery Guide & The Complete Recovery Guide
Medicinal Plants of the Bible
Unstuck: Your Guide to the Seven Stage Journey Out of Depression
“Healthier Eating and Living with Cancer”
"THE FIELD" by Lynne McTaggert
Diana Dyer: A Dietitian's Cancer Story-To Finance A Wonderful Project
Book: HERB, NUTRIENT, AND DRUG INTERACTIONS
Hearing the Stream: Survivor’s Journey into the Sisterhood of Breast Ca
“100 questions and Answers on Communicating With Your Healthcare Provider”
You Can Beat the Odds -BOOK
Pelicans, Coconuts & Butterflies, a Book
The Gown Opens in the Front -BOOK
Inspirations from the Heart of a Cancer Survivor
Live a LIttle by Drs. Susan Love & Alice Domar
Survive Cancer Natural Approach to Healing & Prevention
Reversal
Learning to Trust Myself - BOOK
Tell Me What to Eat: Cancer Treatment
Books for Children - Ways to Explain, Charming Stories, etc.
Anticancer - Dr. Servan-Schreiber
Intimacy After Breast Cancer
Instant Recess: Building a Fit Nation 10 Minutes at a Time
Green Medicine: Challenging the Assumptions of Conventional Health Care
From Incurable to Incredible - Tami Boehmer
Book: When Cancer Hits
If you order from Amazon.com

A link to order through Women's Cancer Network, they benefit and so do research groups

Some Products That May Be Useful

Variety of products, including clothing

Juicers
Recliners for people with health issues
Trampolines/Rebounders
Ms. M. R. Recommends a Home Sauna
Copper Pots May Lower Food-Poisoning Risk
Canadian Store Praised
PureTec Int'l Soap
Chemically Sensitive?
Some of Our Friends' Choices

Strengthen the immune system and more

Nutrition and the Immune System

More evidence

A Wonderful Point of View
Comment on USDA Rules

On Organic food

Ann's Letter
Water Issues

Information and links

A former "store bought purified water" purchaser
On Our Need for Water
Aresenic in Drinking Water and Skin Cancers
Smart Process Cleans Up Contaminated Water
Stream Shows Many Contaminants
Not all UV Light Effective to Treat Drinking Water
Aldehyde Contamination of Mineral Water in PET Bottles
Water Sciences, Inc.
Water In Secondary School Cafeterias
Chlorine in Your Shower Water
Test Effects of Distant Intention on Water Crystal Formation
Resources for Dietary Supp

Sampling of the many available

Organic food info

Articles and links on Organic products/foods

How to Identify Real Organic Food
What is Translational Organic?
Shopping for Organic Food
Spices from the Organic Side
UK article on Organic Food Safety
Organic Produce: Information/Guidelines
Organic Apples
Review of Studies on Organic Foods
More Produced w/less energy & resources
More Vitamin C in Organic Oranges
USDA Lowers Standards for Organic Chicken
Biotech Costs Organic Farmers
2000 US Hospitals to Serve Natural & Organic Food
Organic Milk
The Organic Revolution
Some Resources for Organic Coffee
Probiotics

Lancet, 4/01

Sunscreens from Annie Berthold-Bond

www.care2.com Producer advises

Caveat about Kiss My Face's Sun Care SPF 30
Dental Bleaching Agents

J Nutritional & Env Med, 3/02

Cooking With Cancer

LINK:"Cooking with Cancer is a program designed specifically for cancer care of those persons who are afflicted with cancer, care givers of the patients, and all of those who work in the healthcare industry. The content is recipes researched and tested on patients undergoing chemotherapy and radiation.

In 2003, tired of seeing the same full cans of supplements on daily rounds and untouched meal trays, Dr. Luis F. Pineda enrolled in Culinard Institute to combine the art of cooking with the knowledge of medicine. His motivation is the patients past and present he has provided care for through his 26 plus years as an oncologist".


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