diet

It can be confusing to choose a healthy diet.  There are many books and experts telling you one diet is better than another.  Your doctor can help you consider your options.  Remember, it's always best not to make extreme changes.  Some diets that target weight loss, by limiting your diet to just a few item, or even just shakes, make not be the healthiest option for the long term.  Choose a balanced diet that looks good to you, that isn't too complicated to stick with, and you'll have long term success.  And don't worry if you sometimes change your diet, as long as you are giving your body lots of nutritious foods, your immune system will thank you.

When you look at what most doctors recommend for an ideal diet to fight cancer, it looks a lot like the Mediterranean Diet.   Based on the diet from countries on the Mediterranean, this diet balances meat with lots of vegetables and uses olive…

A vegan diet is unique in that it eliminates ALL animal food products.  Unlike a vegetarian diet that eliminates meat, a vegan diet takes it a step further and also eliminates dairy products like cheese.  Some studies have shown a link to large…

If you feel overwhelmed and prefer a meal plan to follow, then the South Beach Diet (which is similar to the Mediterranean diet) is a good place to start.

The emphasis is in lean proteins, nutrient rich and fiber rich vegetables, and low…

If you are used to the typical American diet, it may feel overwhelming to change.  But there are many ways you can make small changes to help your body fight cancer. 

The American diet is almost designed for convenience - quick and easy…