10 Reasons Why I’m a Fan of The Cancer Treatment Centers of America

For years I’ve seen television commercials for The Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA).  But are they really as good as they appear to be?  I’ve visited their Arizona facility twice and I have to say, I think they might be that good. If nothing else, I’m impressed with the way...


Cancer-Fighting Smoothie Recipes

Last week I had the honor of attending a Blogger Summit at the Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) in Arizona with some of the most incredible and inspiring kick-ass cancer bloggers EVER.  Over the next few weeks, I’ll be writing about many of the new resources I learned about here....


10 Green Juice Recipes

  I LOVE the color green… light green, bright green, dark forest green, any shade of green.  I especially LOVE  green juices and green smoothies.  They’re nutritious and delicious.  Incorporating more vegetables (and fruits) into your diet can help boost your immune system which often times becomes weakened during cancer...


Kale & Butternut Squash Saute

  WedMD writes this about kale… “Move over Popeye and make room for the “queen of greens,” kale. Gaining in popularity, kale is an amazing vegetable being recognized for its exceptional nutrient richness, health benefits, and delicious flavor.  Eating a variety of natural, unprocessed vegetables can do wonders for your...


Nourish Your Body with Vibrant Veggie Soup

    Good nutrition is an important part of cancer treatment.  Eating healthy, good-for-you foods during and after treatment can help patients feel better and stay stronger.  Proper nutrition can help them keep up their body weight and strength, keep body tissue healthy, and fight infection. In light of the cooler weather, I asked...


Power Outage Food Safety Tips

  Is food left in the refrigerator safe to eat after a power outage?  Although the answer depends on how long you’ve been without power, this is an especially important question for cancer patients whose immune system has already been comprised by chemotherapy & radiation treatments.   Here’s the dealio...


Good Nutrition Made Easy…

  For most people, the ability to consistently follow a healthy, well-balanced diet is no easy task.  This is especially true for cancer patients as chemotherapy and radiation often cause cancer patients to experience a lack of appetite, nausea, changes in taste and even difficulty swallowing.  Without proper nutrition, treatment-related-fatigue, lack...


Kicking Cancer in the Kitchen

Simply put, I believe that whatever you put into your body affects your body.  Makes sense, right?  I also have to say that personally, I believe that food choices alone can not cure someone of cancer… although such choices can  strengthen the human body and help boost our immune system- two...




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