Looking for an independent, reliable reference site about cancer nutrition? I like this one:
I saved an article about a timely topic that I wanted to share about the pros and cons of using enzyme supplements.
I wasn’t even aware that there were enzyme supplements. Learn something new everyday! Which is why you’re probably reading my blog!
Know how sometimes you save something, thinking you may need it in the future? Pattie and I are going through that a lot these days, having recently moved across Florida into a home we’re renovating on Florida’s East Coast.
Resveratrol users and advocates had better stop reading now. As with many other hot, designer supplements, looks like Resveratrol may not hold up well once its efficacy is studied using conventional medical methods. Here’s an excerpt. See what you think:
Wednesday and Thursday I ran posts on MultipleMyelomaBlog.com about an important topic for all cancer patients/survivors. Complimentary and alternative medicine (CAM) is a fast growing wellness category.
Last month, writer Suzy Cohen wrote an insightful article: 3 herbal supplements with anti-cancer properties. It’s based on a question about pancreatic cancer, but I believe the tips have a much broader application. Here’s an excerpt:
I found this Suzy Cohen’s Newsday article about natural alternatives to manufactured drugs helpful:
I saved this article from last month, touting the benefits of vitamin B3:
I just completed a series of posts I wrote about an informative and fascinating on-air discussion I hosted two weeks ago with cancer nutritional expert, Dr. Donald Abrams.
There has been a flood of news articles condemning taking vitamins as a waste of time and money:
Breast cancer is always in the news. Here’s a pair of links from a website called FoodConsumer.org, touting supplements as a way to prevent it. See what you think:
Check out this recent article I read in the Fall edition of Cure Magazine, giving a thumbs up to a supplement called Pomi-T. A pomegranate abstract, Pom-T also contains green tea (not good for Velcade users 24 hours each side of an infusion), turmeric (curcumin) and broccoli.
A fellow multiple myeloma (bone marrow cancer) patient sent me this email today:
The mysterious cancer fighting effect of resveratrol isn’t exactly new news. But using the compound to soften up cancer cells before they’re zapped with radiation is. The L.A. Times ran a feature article about it yesterday. Here’s an excerpt:
Antioxidants dangerous? Some can be if you take too much. Or if cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy use them and it helps cancer cells to recover from treatment.
I’m not a big acronym fan. At the very least I try and spell-out the phrase at hand before I start using one. So needless to say I didn’t realize the complimentary medicine had one!
I want to reassure you that I’m not obsessed with prostate cancer! There just happens to be a lot of conflicting news about supplement use either preventing or increasing the risk of developing it these days.
Here is an excerpt from a timely article I discovered on a reputable website, everydayHEALTH.com: