Food (or lack thereof) and Cancer

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  A lot of patients ask me what to eat while they’re on chemo, and I never feel like I have enough time give them a complete answer. Chemotherapy, by definition, kills cells that divide rapidly, which includes all the cells lining the digestive tract, making patients sensitive to certain foods. The cancer experience in general is very individual, and …

Plight of a Health Nut

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If you’ve ever tried to eat healthy among friends, coworkers, or family members who don’t share your enthusiasm for maintaining a balanced lifestyle, you may have noticed some conflicting comments about your food choices. Anyone who knows me can say with confidence that if they came to my home at any given time, there would be mostly organic produce in …

Berry Cardamom Salad

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Do you have a sweet tooth but want to cut out all those processed, bad-for-you desserts? Then read on and get your butt to the grocery store! Many “healthy” berry desserts are loaded with processed sugar and other unwanted ingredients. This dish is sweet and tart, and it won’t leave you feeling guilty. We all know berries are superfoods, so …