• Lipscomb University Senior Blogs
    8 months 1 week ago

    Research Shows Benefits of Gardening in Cancer Survivors

    It is often common for cancer survivors to have poor nutrition because of treatment side effects, poor diet patterns, or even adopting unproven nutrition practices. However, nutrition plays an important role in overall health.

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  • Lipscomb University Senior Blogs
    10 months 1 week ago

    Fermented Foods and Gastric Cancer Prevention

    Should you eat more fermented foods? A recent study shows that the answer may be yes. Fermented foods have long been a part of many cultures’ diets as fermentation is used to preserve food without refrigeration. Fermented foods have a plethora of bacteria that may be beneficial to increase the amount of good gut bacteria while lowering the amount of pathogenic bacteria.

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  • Lipscomb University Senior Blogs
    10 months 3 weeks ago

    Cancer Might Be Inevitable, but Your Lack of Willpower Doesn’t Have To Be

    I once had a friend task me, “What does it matter if I eat healthy or not? In this day and age we’re all going to get some form of cancer.” Honestly, I couldn’t completely disagree with his thought process.

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  • Lipscomb University Senior Blogs
    11 months 3 weeks ago

    Everything You Need To Know About Protein

    Protein is one of the three macronutrients along with carbohydrates and fats that we need for proper growth and function of the human body. It plays an important role in building tissue, hormones, and maintenance of muscles. Protein is made up of 20 amino acids.

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  • Lipscomb University Senior Blogs
    1 year 3 days ago

    Your Will to Thrive

    Receiving a cancer diagnosis may lead one to instantly think that their life has ended. Therefore, they release control of their life and turn over the responsibility of their own recovery to the medical team. There is another way. You can be your own best advocate for your health! Let your medical team know your quality of life objectives. You are the best expert on your life. It is only you who can communicate your will to thrive.

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  • Lipscomb University Senior Blogs
    1 year 2 weeks ago

    Eat Like You’re in the Fight of Your Life

    Nutrition is of prime importance when dealing with the effects of cancer and chemotherapy. As a cancer patient, you are probably aware of the changes your body is going through and how they can affect your well-being.

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  • Lipscomb University Senior Blogs
    1 year 1 month ago

    Top 5 Anti-inflammatory Tips for Cancer Survivors

    Inflammation is the body’s attempt to protect itself, which is one of our greatest strengths as human beings. However, when inflammation is chronic or long-term, it can harm internal tissues and organs.

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  • Lipscomb University Senior Blogs
    1 year 1 month ago

    How To Incorporate Cancer-Fighting Foods into Your Holiday Dishes

    When we think of the holidays, it’s easy to think only of the Thanksgiving turkey or the Christmas ham. But, side dishes offer a great opportunity to bring nutrient-rich foods to the table! Brightly colored foods are rich in nutrients, minerals, and phytochemicals that can help fight cancer.

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  • Lipscomb University Senior Blogs
    1 year 2 months ago

    Enjoying Holiday Traditions During Cancer Treatment

    The holidays are a time for traditions, and those traditions often revolve around food. Everyone has their favorite treats. I spend all year looking forward to my mom’s French puffs that she bakes every Christmas morning without fail.

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  • Lipscomb University Senior Blogs
    1 year 2 months ago

    A Comfort Food Recipe for Cancer Survivors

    Many people don’t consider getting enough nutrients or calories in their diet to be a pressing issue, but for people with a cancer diagnosis, it can be a daily struggle.

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