The field of cancer care is finally changing, with a more universal understanding of the healing power of nutrients and botanicals. With nutrition being an essential component in warding off illness and disease, real food is elementary in any bio-diverse healing process. Thankfully, we now have the science that explains—at the molecular and genetic level—exactly how nutrition impacts the biology of cancer. Continue reading “OBSCURE GLYCOPROTEIN – A SIMPLE TASTE BUD HACK MIRACULOUSLY BOOSTING APPETITE”
Why Join a Cancer Support Group?
One great imposition a cancer diagnosis presents is the feeling of isolation from the outside world as well as the people around you, no matter how loving and helpful they may be. Having not been in a similar situation themselves it may be difficult for them to deeply understand what you are going through on many levels, including emotionally, physically and spiritually. Continue reading “LIVING WELL WITH CANCER AND BEYOND – BOLSTERING MULTIPLE QUALITY OF LIFE OUTCOMES”
Scientifically, there is so much we still don’t know and so much to learn, we can’t know or understand everything just as conventional medicine does not have all the answers when we are sick or in a diseased state. Cancer is one such disease which afflicts almost every human being on the planet, directly or indirectly, yet there are still no scientific answers on reversing this all too devastating condition. Continue reading “SIDE-SWIPED BY CONVENTIONAL RHETORIC – HOW TO MOVE FORWARD WITH CONFIDENCE!!”
As with any medical situation, absolutely nothing should be taken for granted, and most importantly, neither should the decision making process. With informed consent in mind, medical information is provided relating to recommended treatment interventions, including known side effect, complications, contraindications, along with a statistical outcomes analysis. In the realms of conventional medicine, this is the inherent general process by which you determine whether a particular treatment option is right for you. Then there is shared decision-making, which takes informed consent one step further, providing you with the opportunity to take on more responsibility and become actively involved in your treatment plan, should you so choose. Continue reading “SHARED DECISION MAKING – A NEW PARADIGM IN PATIENT-CENTRIC OUTCOMES”
The Centre for Mindful Eating (TCME) is a non-profit international organization, with its mission aimed at supporting people to achieve a balanced and respectful, healthy and joyful relationship with food and eating. Continue reading “THE PRINCIPLES OF MINDFUL NUTRITION – ENHANCING OUR RELATIONSHIP TO FOOD!!”
In this new age of research, scientists have recently discovered that amino acids, the building blocks of proteins, are cancers preferred source of fuel. Sugar or glucose is now seen to be cancers ‘secondary preference as a fuel source,’ yet when amino acids are in short supply, these rogue cells still depend on glucose for rapid uncontrollable growth. Continue reading “‘ENLIGHTENING INSIGHT’ – COULD ARTIFICIAL SWEETENERS BE INADVERTENTLY FEEDING CANCEROUS GROWTHS??”
There is a vast amount of evidence which reveals medical opinions can greatly differ in many areas of medicine, especially around treatment options and even diagnosis. Many doctors will encourage you to explore your options, where others may have a fixed mindset of what they believe is best for you. Most doctors understand that patients have a right to a second opinion. Therefore, the medical profession should not feel offended when an empowered healthcare recipient decides on this course of action, with the main goal being to seek out the best treatment path which is uniquely individual to them.