Cancer Bites Diet Blog

If you are looking to cut through the internet static and hype then Jean LaMantia’s Cancer Bites Diet Blog is for you.

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Check out my most popular Cancer Bites Diet Blog posts:

  1. Special Diet for Triple Negative Breast Cancer
  2. Lymphedema Diet
  3. Anti-Inflammatory Diet
  4. Cancer Risk Reduction Guide

Check out my 3 favourite Recipes that I make all the time:

  1. Chocolate Chip Flax Cookies
  2. Broccoli Slaw with Cranberries and Pistachios
  3. Stuff Butterrnut Squash with Pears, Pecans and Cranberries

Diet for Lung Cancer

Diet for Lung Cancer

Lung cancer is the 3rd most commonly diagnosed type of cancer and responsible for the most cancer deaths. Early diagnosis is often key to increasing the chance of a favourable outcome. This post will explore the diet for lung cancer from prevention to treatment.

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17 Best Types of Microgreens and Broccoli Microgreens Nutrition

17 Best Types of Microgreens and Broccoli Microgreens Nutrition

Broccoli microgreens and sprouts are tiny, but they are superstars in the nutrition world. In fact, researchers from the University of Maryland call them "an exciting new food for the 21st century".

This blog will cover all aspects of sprouts and microgreens including nutrition, with a special focus on broccoli microgreens. You can read the post from top to bottom, or navigate using this Table of Contents.

Sprouts and microgreens are not recommended for young children, pregnant women, older adults or those with a compromised immune system due to the risk of bacterial contamination (Health Canada, 2013).

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ChronoDiet

ChronoDiet

A chronodiet takes into account your body's natural rhythms to determine the optimal time to eat. It has been shown that erratic eating patterns can disrupt the coordination of the body's systems leading to chronic disease while a fasting and eating cycle that is matched to your body's internal clock can prevent or reverse chronic disease.

I will explore this topic as well as the relationship between shift work, jet leg and health including body weight and cancer.

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Fasting Mimicking Diets

Fasting Mimicking Diets

Fasting mimicking diets allow you to eat, but trick your body into thinking that it's fasting. They are low to moderate carbohydrate, low protein, moderate to high fat and limited calories. They are designed to allow you to consume some food, while still receiving the metabolic benefits of fasting.

When you fast, your body switches from using glucose and stored glycogen in the liver as the main source of fuel and uses fat, producing ketones as a bi-product. This is called metabolic switching or "the switch".

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Gifts for a Cancer Patient

Gifts for a Cancer Patient

With nearly 1 in 2 Canadians and 1.8 million Americans being diagnosed with a new cancer in 2020 it's very likely that you or someone you know has been diagnosed with cancer.

When you find out that someone you know has cancer, it's likely your first instinct to help. As a someone who went through the cancer journey myself, I can tell you that the support of friends and family is so important.

With this in mind, I have curated a collection of Gifts for a Cancer Patient to help inspire you and to think of creative ways to help, with input from other cancer survivors and my fellow dietitians.

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Products for Lymphedema

Products for Lymphedema

From bandaging supplies, to compression garments, shoes, clothing, exercise equipment, lotions, creams, shavers, books and more! This blog post is a complete collection of the supplies and resources that you can use to help you manage your lymphedema.

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Biblical Fasts

Biblical Fasts

Fasting is mentioned throughout the bible, both in the old and new testaments. It is used as prayer for special intention, for healing, and as an act of gratitude among other reasons. The blog posts details the various ways in which fasting is used throughout the bible with examples citing chapter and verse. In addition, there is an interview with Andrew H. who regularly uses fasting as part of his prayer practice as he shares his personal experience in a Q and A.

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Ketogenic Diet and Lymphedema

Ketogenic Diet and Lymphedema

The ketogenic diet is often recommended and used for lymphedema and this blog post explores the research on ketogenic diet and lymphedema, describes the various types of ketogenic eating and the precautions for ketogenic diet. If you are considering ketogenic diet for your lymphedema, this is a must-read blog for you.

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