Nutrition in a Glass

I love Kris Carr’s motto… Make Juice, Not War.  (Kris is the founder of Crazy Sexy Life and is currently living with cancer.  She starts every day with this “Green Drink“.  I tried it today… it’s pretty tasty and it’s packed with tons of nutrition… and candidly, a nice change from...


Cancer Fighting Foods

Since yesterday’s post “Can We Eat to Starve Cancer?“, I’ve received several requests for a list of anti-angiogenic foods. These are foods that naturally cut off the blood supply (a.k.a life) to cancerous tumors. And if you ain’t feeding the hungry beast, the beast should, in theory, shrivel up and...


Can We Eat to Starve Cancer?

William Li is the President & Medical Director of the Angiogenesis Foundation, a nonprofit that is re-conceptualizing global disease fighting.  In the video clip above from the TED 2010 Conference, Dr. Li presents a concept called Anti-Angiogenesis- “a new way to think about treating cancer and other diseases which prevents the growth of blood vessels that...

Sugar-Free Black Bean Brownies

  Alan’s sister Sue is an amazing chef.  She spent hours researching different recipes that could satisfy Alan’s sweet cravings which intensified after each chemotherapy treatment.  It was quite a conundrum since Alan was on a strict no-sugar-no white flour diet.  This recipe- found on In Mamas Kitchen– fit the bill and they...


To Juice or Not to Juice?

  The National Institute of Cancer says “Serious diseases that are linked to what we eat kill an estimated three out of four Americans each year. These diseases include heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke, some types of cancer, and diabetes. Eating a diet that contains 5 to 9 servings...


Alan’s New Eating Plan for Cancer

Every day new studies are coming out about food and its relationship to cancer.  There are many different schools of thought on this… and there is so-called evidence out there to support every single different view point.  We stressed over deciding which nutrition plan to follow.  Should we follow a...




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