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by joeys_mom on Tue Mar 23, 2010 04:45 AM
can anyone tell me what is good and what is not on your diet ,drinks and food.. for people with cancer..
thank you so much
by jan.nz on Thu Apr 15, 2010 01:13 AM
the two best books I have found on nutrition are: Anti Cancer by David Servan-Schreiber (himself a cancer survivor) and Foods that Fight Cancer by Richard Beliveau and Denis Gingras. The first one has a website, the second book probably does.
My husband was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer last year, age 51, and we use a lot of the info in these books, and he breezed through chemo and is doing very well. Plus the tumours in his liver are shrinking. Does the food help? I don't know but at least we are doing something and the research on food and how it can help fight cancer seems worth listening too. Good luck!
by RAMMM on Thu Apr 22, 2010 12:57 AM
Jan, did your husband ever try the Gerson Therapy diet?
by andy73 on Fri Apr 30, 2010 01:05 AM
There's a lot of good info on the internet. The first basic rule is that sugar is the #1 enemy. Cancer feeds on sugar/glucose.
This is a good site for cancer fighting foods:
what not to eat:
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