Non-Hormonal Options for Vaginal Dryness Following Breast Cancer Chemotherapy

Vaginal dryness, itching, and burning, are often symptoms following chemotherapy among patients with breast and other hormonally-related cancers. Treatments that involve estrogens aren’t recommended for most patients with breast cancer due to concerns about possibly contributing to future disease or risk of recurrence. That leaves unanswered one question: What are non-hormonal options for managing vaginal … Continued

Are You Losing Sleep About Breast Cancer?

Occasionally, incorrect and misleading representations of sleep needs, as if linked absolutely to increased breast cancer risk, have been posted on the internet, producing unnecessary worry about sleep patterns. One report suggested that an inverse association between sleep duration and breast cancer risk could seriously threaten risk of this diagnosis. In that particular post it … Continued

Putting Breast Cancer Cells on a Ketogenic Diet

Increasingly common, and increasingly worrisome, are certain online sites and providers that are aggressively promoting a ketogenic diet for breast cancer patients and others with a cancer diagnosis. The theory behind a keto approach is attractive in its simplicity, and many people are delighted to believe they can, for example, now eat all the chemical-and-hormone–free … Continued

Healing Cancer World Summit Event

Check It Out! Dr. Keith Block, Penny Block, and Block Center registered dietitian Liz Gold are all taking part in the Healing Cancer World Summit with Kris Carr. If you are interested in registering for this awesome wellness event click the below link: https://www.healingcancersummit.com/welcome Block Center Dietitian Liz Gold Interview with Kris Carr Liz Gold … Continued

What is Resveratrol?

You may have heard that red wine has anti-cancer properties, but you may not know that that reason is resveratrol. What is resveratrol? Resveratrol is a polyphenolic compound, primarily found in red wine. Due to its potent anti-oxidative effect, its ability to regulate cell proliferation and to decrease blood supply to tumor cells, resveratrol is … Continued

Why Do People Take Supplements?

  Dietary supplements are a popular topic. Whether you are in a store, online, or having a  conversation, you’ve likely heard claims about their benefits. But what are they, and how do they improve your health? What are Dietary Supplements? Dietary supplements (also called nutritional supplements, or supplements for short) are defined by the following … Continued

Black Bean Burgers Recipe

Black Bean Burgers                                                                                      Ingredients 1 (16 ounce) can black beans, drained, rinsed 2 Tbsp olive oil mayonnaise (can also use Veganaise) ½ tsp seasoning salt or lemon-pepper seasoning 1 Tbsp whole grain breadcrumbs Small amount of whole wheat flour     Directions Mash beans with olive oil mayonnaise in a large … Continued

Cancer Deaths Plummet 65% with a Healthier Diet

  For over 30 years, we’ve contended clinically that healthier diets will foster longer, better living for cancer patients. Simply put — improved survival. But what specifically do we understand as “healthier”? Generally, our dietary principles rely primarily on plant-based proteins plus cold water fish, emphasize complex carbohydrates – whole grains, fresh vegetables and fruits … Continued

Farro Salad with Creamy Lemon Tahini Dressing

  Ingredients Farro: 1 cup dry farro 2 ½ cups vegetable broth Salt Steamed Vegetables: 1 pound asparagus, chopped into thirds (1 bunch) 2 cups green beans 1 cup frozen peas Dressing: ¼ cup tahini 1 tablespoon lemon zest 3 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar 1 … Continued

Creamy Coleslaw

  Ingredients 2 Green Onions, finely chopped 2/3 cup Original Vegenaise® 1 Tsp Black Pepper 1 Tsp Celery Salt 2 Tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar 1 Lb Package Cabbage Mix Salt to taste   Instructions Mix first five ingredients in a large mixing bowl to make dressing. Stir in cabbage mix and toss to coat. Add salt … Continued

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