Lifestyle Measures to Reduce the Risk of Breast Cancer Recurrence
For breast cancer survivors, finishing the cancer treatments doesn’t mark the end of their journey with the disease. It is the beginning of a new normal, where lifestyle choices can improve future outcomes. Here is a review of some lifestyle measures that can reduce or increase the risk of breast cancer recurrence, plus, a delicious pumpkin fritter recipe.
Sourdough has lots of health benefits, especially if you are trying to control your glucose levels or improve your gut health. To maximize those benefits, it's best to make your own bread using a sourdough starter. Karen has some wonderful resources on how to get our own bread starter going, and why sourdough can be a healthy bread option.
Fasting Mimicking Diet- Possible Benefits for Breast Cancer Patients
Fasting diets have become trendy because of the wide variety of health benefits they tout. New research has emerged that a specific type of fasting-style diet, the Fasting-Mimicking Diet, could prove very beneficial to breast cancer patients on chemotherapy. Karen explains a little more about the diet and lays out the risks and benefits. She also includes a very yummy quinoa soup recipe that would follow the diet recommendations.
Apricots are in season a little while longer. Karen has some wonderful ideas on ways to use apricots, including a Basmati Pilaf recipe. She explains the health benefits and dispels some myths about this sweet fruit as well.