Advocate's:Diet, Nutr/Natural Supps

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.

HELPFUL:

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, peach, apple

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; drugs/chemicals

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.

IF YOU WOULD LIKE (1) A COPY OF THIS ENTIRE DOCUMENT, (2) names of ALTERNATIVE PRACTITIONERS IN YOUR GEOGRAPHIC AREA, or (3) information on other ALTERNATIVE CANCER TREATMENTS AND TREATMENT CENTERS emailed to you, please contact

leonardleonard1@earthlink.net

Leonard

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