Nutrition, Food And Exercise

Foods to help your immune system

It makes sense to eat these foods now I am not medically qualified, but just now Livestrong, the US charity, sends me some sensible and useful info re eating and immunity, so I am repeating what they and others more qualified than me are advising If you have gone...

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Livestrong’s advice about Protein

What we need to eat as cancer survivors Doctors, physios, nutritionists and everyone else tell us we must eat healthily.  This photo shows fish and vegetables piled high with recommended suitable foods. But, when flat out with fatigue, which one of us has time or...

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Did Gran Eat this?

Gran was a wise old bird  If you want to live healthily and lose weight, ask yourself "would Gran have eaten this? She probably lived through the War; feeding her family on the sparse rations allocated by the Government.  In her book, sweets and chocolate were treats...

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Can eating fruit help with cancer treatment?

Fruit Choices for those with Cancer During treatment for cancer, and  recovering afterwards, food choices are very important. Cancer treatments cause side effects, and sometimes these can be affected by what we eat.  However, in my layman's opinion I don't believe...

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Watch out for sneaky sugar in food

Sugar adds calories - whatever it is called Regarded as a villain; thought of as a possible cause of some cancers and all sorts of ills, manufacturers disguise sugar in different ways to make it more acceptable. Livestrong, the US Cancer charity, warns " Sugar is one...

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Watch out for sneaky sugar in food

Sugar adds calories - whatever it is called Regarded as a villain; thought of as a possible cause of some cancers and all sorts of ills, manufacturers disguise sugar in different ways to make it more acceptable. Livestrong, the US Cancer charity, warns " Sugar is one...

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‘Five a Day’ is fresh or frozen best?

Advice from Livestrong Don't feel guilty about eating frozen fruit or veg A recent email from Livestrong, the giant US cancer charity, removed the guilt from my shopping. They say "produce selected for freezing is harvested when it's ripe, rather than harvested early...

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