Anti-Cancer Foods: Grass Fed Beef


anti cancer pasture pie

Anti-cancer Pasture Pie, our version of Shepherd’s.

January 2016 update: New research suggests that restricting the amino acid methionine may be a very important anti-cancer and anti-aging strategy.  “If I had cancer, I would certainly seek to restrict methionine in my diet, probably to 1 gram a day ”  says Australian researcher Dr. Paul Cavuoto.  Animal muscle is rich in methionine so keep consumption low, especially if you have cancer.      

 

Who said you can’t have a little beef every now and then on an anti-cancer diet? Just make sure it’s organic and grass-fed.  Continue reading

Alcohol and Cancer

anticancer kale and alcohol

What does kale have to do with alcohol? You’ll have to read to the end to find out.

For a brief update on alcohol’s link to breast cancer, click here.

The proof keeps getting stronger and stronger:  Alcohol increases your risk of getting cancer, especially certain common kinds.    Continue reading

Anti-Cancer Dietary Strategies: The Basics, Part 2

anti cancer green tea in garden

Epigallocatechin gallates (EGCGs) from green tea were one of the first dietary components identified as protective against angiogenesis, the process by which cancer cells develop blood vessels in order to grow and spread. Today researchers have found many more compounds that affect angiogenesis.

Exactly how do foods impact our ability to fight cancer? We started talking about that in Part I of The Basics. I owe you a better explanation.    Continue reading

Anti-Cancer Dietary Strategies: The Basics, Part 1

anti cancer dietary strategies part 1 dandelions

We all have cancer cells dormant inside our bodies; the key is to keep them from growing and spreading.

Picture your lawn in the springtime—at the beginning, a few precocious dandelions, then an army of weeds invades your space. We slay them with herbicides, we patiently dig out their roots, yet they continue to multiply.  

But what if we changed the soil they grow in? What if we made that soil inhospitable to uncontrolled growth and spread? Continue reading