Resources

We hope you find these health and nutrition resources helpful.  Always consult your own healthcare provider about your own situation.

 

Why Good Nutrition is Important, Center for Science in the Public Interest

The Center for Science in the Public Interest demonstrates the severe health risks and associated medical costs of unhealthy diets and lifestyle. The numbers are staggering!

 

Nutrition for People with Cancer, American Cancer Society 

Good nutrition is crucial for patients before, during, and after cancer treatments. The right fuel keeps their bodies strong and aids them in the fight against cancer. Learn more about specific dietary recommendations here.

 

Well Guide, American Institute for Cancer Research

This evidence-based comprehensive guide for nutrition for cancer patients provides a wealth of background knowledge, answers common nutrition myths, provides solutions to eating struggles.

 

Nutrition and Cancer, Cancer Nutrition Center

The healing properties of food are discussed at length as Certified Nutrition Specialist from UCLA Integrative Oncology, Carolyn Katzin, provides valuable information about the link between cancer and nutrition.

 

Nutrition and Health Issues: Cancer, National Institute of Cancer 

The National Institute of Cancer has a library of resources regarding nutritional needs and cancer, ranging from specific therapeutic foods to general tips on living with cancer.

 

Nutrition Therapy, Cancer Treatment Centers of America 

Learn more about the ideologies behind nutrition therapy at the Cancer Treatment Centers of America, along with videos and tips for managing the gastrointestinal upsets that often accompany cancer treatments.

 

Nutrition for Cancer Survivors, National Comprehensive Cancer Network 

Post cancer treatment lifestyle changes are vital to sustained recovery. Research proves that a healthy diet, physical activity, and weight management are key to slashing the odds of recurrence.

 

Nutrition, Breastcancer.org 

This website has resources to answer questions about nutrition myths, supplements, and nutrition during and after treatment. While it is geared towards breast cancer, it has valuable information for all types of cancers.

 

The Children Real Food Revolution, Levana Cooks 

A recipe guide that will please children and a critical look at how the food industry markets “kid’s foods.”

 

Misleading Food Labels, Levana Cooks 

Reading a food label shouldn’t require an advanced degree, however today it seems as though you do. Hidden ingredients, unnecessary claims, and confusion fill our shelves. It is time to evaluate these labels.

 

What Price Protein? Beware of Those Protein Bars, Levana Cooks 

Ever wonder how they pack so much protein into teeny bars? See how and you will never go back to eating them again.

 

Your Quick and Healthy Cooking Survival Guide Recipes, Levana Cooks 

Who says healthy cooking requires exorbitant amounts of time? Nonsense! Wonderful examples across every meal can be found here.

 

Taking my Cooking Demo Show on the Road, Levana Cooks 

Take a virtual tour through my vast array of cooking show venues.

 

Homemade Functional Drink Recipes, Levana Cooks 

Spice up plain old water or make a therapeutic tea to fight a cold. Find out my tried and true methods here.

 

My Homemade Sore Throat Remedy, Levana Cooks

A must read for cold and flu season.

 

School Lunch, Levana Cooks 

A few months ago, my granddaughter Musia sent a letter to the Mayor’s Office, pouring her heart out about the deplorable state of the School Lunch Programs, and sent her letter with a petition signed by all the girls in her school. Find out what happened next!

 

My Youngest and Cutest Fan, Levana Cooks 

My cutest fan answers the perennial mommy question: Will my kids eat THIS? And as you will see in this post, the answer is a resounding YESSSS!!! Healthy is delicious!

 

Say No to MSG Forever, Levana Cooks 

Monosodium glutamate is a food additive that is often used at Chinese Restaurants and processed foods to “enhance flavor.” But often, MSG causes severe headaches.

 

I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us And A Grander View of LifeEd Yung

A primer by a science journalist on the microbiome that lives within us.

 

Salt Sugar Fat: How The Food Giants Hooked Us, Michael Moss 

A best-seller about how scientists found the “bliss point” to make us addicted to salt, sugar, and fat in processed foods.

 

Nutrition Facts, Michael Greger

Michael Greger’s Nutrition Facts.org is a great source for nutrition information. His book How Not To Die pretty much covers everything on how to live a healthy life.

 

The Cancer-Fighting Kitchen: Nourishing, Big-Flavor Recipes for Cancer Treatment and RecoveryRebecca Katz and Mat Edelson

A wonderful cookbook on how to eat healthy when diagnosed with cancer.

 

Food Politics, Marion Nestle

Blog by the esteemed, Marion Nestle, Professor and Chair of the Department of Nutrition and Food Studies at New York University and author of numerous books on the food industry.

 

NON-GMO Shopping Guide, Organic Consumers, 

 

The Weston Price Foundation

The Weston A. Price Foundation is a nonprofit, tax-exempt nutrition education foundation. There are a multitude of articles on health living and illness management.

 

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