March 18, 2002
DIET, NUTRITION, & NATURAL SUPPLEMENTS FOR BREAST CANCER PATIENTS
DISCLAIMER: This document is a layperson's compilation of what
he's read. It does NOT constitute medical advice, and I disclaim
any liability. Consult a health practitioner before taking any
supplement or making any dietary change.
VEGETABLES (FRESH, RAW or LIGHTLY-STEAMED, ORGANIC, locally-
grown)--ASPARAGUS, broccoli, escarole, endives, romaine & leaf
lettuce, watercress, chard, collards, dandelion, & other LEAFY
GREENS; BEET, raw CARROT, raw red cabbage, onion/scallion/leek,
chives, garlic, licorice; SPROUTED BROCCOLI, garlic, onion, wheat
berries, & mung bean
MUSHROOMS--only MAITAKE, REISHI, SHIITAKE, kombucha, AGARICUS
BLAZEI, & CORIOLUS VERSICOLOR
FRUIT (LOW-GLYCEMIC)--red/purple GRAPES, green/unripe papaya,
kiwi, raspberries, cherries, strawberries, unsweetened cranberries,
GRAINS--sprouted & low-glycemic grains (rice bran, oats, rye)
Fats/OILS--ONLY FLAX SEED OIL MIXED w/low-fat COTTAGE CHEESE
or yogurt, Omega 3 fish oils, SHARK LIVER OIL/ALKAGLYCEROLS, & GLA
BEVERAGES: FRESH-SQUEEZED ASAPARAGUS, GREEN VEGETABLE, CARROT,
apple, unripe papaya, & kiwi (drink IMMEDIATELY after pressing them
from masticating juicer; no bottled juice);
Essiac, PAU D'ARCO,
chaga, & organic green teas; purified water
herbs/spices: HOXSEY FORMULA, CAN-SSIAC (by Crystal Star) or
Flor-Essence, FU ZHENG, astragalus, ginseng, TURMERIC, ginger,
garlic, NONI, cat's claw, milk thistle
ENZYMES: PANCREATIC, BROMELAIN, & papain; COQ-10
misc: almonds, "GREEN foods" (chlorella & SPIRULINA,
wheatgrass, barleygrass), tempeh, HAELAN 951, & royal jelly/bee
pollen (unless one has hay fever or is allergic to pollen);
potassium, selenium, & calcium d-glucarate (CDG); quercetin,
CAROTENIODS, & VITAMINS A, B-12, D, & D3; MGN-3, BETA GLUCAN,
Transfer Factor Plus, IP6 w/inositol, PECTIN, acidophilus,
melatonin, & bovine cartilage; LIVER DETOX, COLON CLEANSE
AVOID: bottled/canned fruit juice, HIGH-GLYCEMIC FOODS on empty
stomach, SUGAR, SWEETS, SALT & SODIUM; FATS/OILS (other than flax
seed oil & Omega 3 fish oils); red/fatty meat (except salmon);
white flour, RICE products (except bran & a little brown rice),
pasta; refined, processed, fried, & other junk food;
NOTES AND GENERAL GUIDELINES
1. The most important items both are CAPITALIZED.
2. Check with a holistic health practitioner before making any
dietary change or taking any supplement.
3. Nothing in this document is meant to substitute for surgery.
4. Maintain a strict anticancer diet for at least a couple years,
preferably for life.
5. "Pick an anti-cancer diet that is very different from...one's
normal diet" (Vincent Gammill, Sc.D., 9/10/00)
6. VISUALIZATION, MEDITATION, CHI-GONG, and psychotherapy
(particularly EMOTIONAL RELEASE), etc. can be extremely helpful.
The above information is a summary of a 100-page document,
which contains extensive information on the above and other foods
and supplements; supplements that are helpful during chemotherapy,
radiation, and hyperthermia; natural approaches to pain relief;
imagery and visualization; and recommended readings.
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names of ALTERNATIVE PRACTITIONERS IN YOUR GEOGRAPHIC AREA, or (3)
information on other ALTERNATIVE CANCER TREATMENTS AND TREATMENT
CENTERS emailed to you, please contact
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