Nutrition, Food And Exercise

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 Sugar is regarded as a villain; sometimes thought of as a possible cause of certain cancers and other ills, and manufacturers often disguise sugar to make it more acceptable. Livestrong, the US Cancer charity, warns " Sugar...

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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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Processed foods

Warning sounds over processed foods  Could these be reason it's hard to lose weight?  We are constantly told there is an exploding obesity crisis threatening us. Celebrities front the latest glitzy diet plan, claiming their plan helped them lose stones in weight....

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Movement at Wellness Day

Movement and Cancer Isabelle Brough is providing mini-massages at the Wellness Day (Dorchester-on-Thames Friday April 12th).  She kindly sent me a copy of the Essay she wrote for her Oncology Massage Practitioner Diploma.  Whilst you lie back and let her work her...

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Don’t give up if your New Year Resolution was to lose weight

Losing weight is probably the most popular New Year Resolution, so why aren't you losing this? Before you re-stock 'low fat' foods, perhaps you should check for hidden calories Fruit is a 'goodie', but even these have different calorie counts:- Nutrionists tell us we...

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February food

Comfort food for Winter In winter Vegans and Vegetarians come into their own when it comes to cooking healthy, comforting and warming meals.  Fresh British vegetables are in the shops, with no worries about shortages in case Brexit might have closed borders. For lucky...

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January Food

Easy cooking for Winter These two seasonal recipes, one for a basic inexpensive mince recipe that can use up left-overs, and the other for marmalade using Seville Oranges in season, can be made in stages;  do as much as you want, then come back to them a few hours...

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