Food for Health
Updated: May 7
Cancer Can Be A Defeated Foe
If you have been given grim news that you have cancer, you probably feel the rug being snatched from underneath your feet. You may even think that your life has been issued a termination date. You may even remember family members that were defeated with this dreaded disease.
You may even think that your life has been issued a termination date. You may even remember family members that were defeated with this dreaded disease. Before you throw up your hands and throw in the towel here is some refreshing information. The latest research now indicates that there are cures for your condition. If you are interested, start with the most important person in the health care team. You immediately want to know who that is...right? Well, walk over to the nearest mirror and look at the person that's staring back. It is YOU.
First, set some goals. Declare to yourself:
I will not be defeated. I can do all things through my God who gives me strength.
I will become an excellent student of my own health.
I will take an active part in my treatment and recovery.
I will not be unhappy, depressed, or feel sorry for myself.
I will take a stand that emphasizes the fact that all things are possible if you only believe.
Your next step will be to analyze the foods that you eat. SUGAR is feeding this monster that you are about to eliminate from your body. If you cut the food supply, you can possibly starve it out of your body. Another thing, cancers and other diseases can only live and thrive in an ACIDIC body. So, the next thing that you must do is start eliminating the foods on the AVOID list below from your diet, immediately. Next you need to start adding those foods that are NOURISHING.
There are many strategies available to assist you. Keeping your body balanced, eliminating sugars, eating nutrient rich foods and including an exercise routine are just a few of the keys. Find someone who will assist you on this quest. Seek out someone who will help you design meal and exercise plans. Find someone who will help you stay on top of the day to day routines which can create unwanted and unneeded stress.
The following list will certainly help you get started. Start treating your body like the high performance vehicle that it is.
Foods to AVOID:
Commercial Ice Cream
Sugar, Maple syrup or Molasses
Black tea or Coffee
No fizzy soft drinks
No Hydrogenated oil
Sweetener ~ Agar, Stevia (avoid xylitol)
Salad Oils – Cold pressed / Extra Virgin & Coconut (esp for baking & cooking)
Skins on most vegetables
Cocoa & Chocolate
Spelt pasta and Sprouted grains
Eggs (with approved oil for cooking) poached, soft boiled
Fermented Foods (ex. Sauerkraut)
Herbs & Herbal teas
Steamed & Raw Vegetables
Nuts (raw, organic and in moderation)
Vegetable Juice (organic; low sugar)