Diets & Recipes

Acid/Alkaline Diet for a pH Balance
Acidity and alkalinity in the body are measured by the pH scale of 0-14. Water has a pH of 7.0 and is considered neutral. If your pH is between 6.0 and 6.5, you are becoming acidic and therefore developing one or more of 150 degenerative diseases. A healthy person's pH should be between 7.2 and 7.5. At a pH slightly above 7.4 cancer cells become dormant and at pH 8.5 cancer cells will die while healthy cells will live.

Cancer & pH
Dr. Otto Warburg received the Nobel prize in 1931 for the discovery that unlike all other cells in the human body, cancer cells do not breathe oxygen. Cancer cells are anaerobic, which means that they derive their energy without needing oxygen.

Eating Right to Stay Healthy
A nutrition chart that lists 17 key bone building nutrients that must be consumed to stay healthy.

Food Chart to Post on Your Refrigerator
Download this PDF file that contains a food chart "Food and chemical effects on acid/alkaline body chemical balance". Notice that italicized items are NOT recommended. You might want to print out this chart as black and white so it's easy to read.

Recipe Cards
A list of several healthy recipes recommended by Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) Nutritionists. Each recipe is presented in a handy "recipe card" printing format. Just click on the recipe you wish to download.

Recipes for Better Nutrition During Cancer Treatment
This document was provided by the National Institutes of Health/National Cancer Institute. These recipes were especially chosen to help solve the problems discussed here. To be included, the recipes also had to be high in nutritional value, easy to make, good tasting, and usable for the family as well as for the patient. You will find some old favorites -- but calories, protein, or other nutrients have been added. All of the recipes have been taste-tested, and only the favorites from the taste-testing have been included.

 

Additional Notes
Miscellaneous information related to cancer, including survival stories, books, and the latest treatments being evaluated to cure cancer.

Cancer Dictionary
Not sure what some of the medical terms mean? Check out this dictionary on the National Cancer Institute's Web site.

 


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