Do you believe there are foods that fight breast cancer and other cancers? This collection of anti-cancer recipes are foods that I’ve cooked for friends with cancer. I hope you find this inspirational and helpful, whether you’re battling cancer, cooking for someone with cancer, or just trying to stay healthy.
Meg believes changing to to a plant-based diet saved her life.
- Women who eat a plant-based diet live longer than those who eat more animal foods. In one study, the consumption of foods high in fat, including dairy products, was associated with shorter survival among women with breast cancer. Simply eating more vegetables each day was associated with lower rates of breast cancer recurrence.
- A study found that women who ate an additional 1,000 calories above their optimal calorie levels experience an 84% increase in the risk of breast cancer recurrence.
- Estrogen levels are a critical determinant of breast cancer. The larger and more numerous the fat cells, the more estrogen a woman’s body produces; estrogen can trigger the over-production of tissue and inflammation inside the breast and uterus. Eating a high-fiber diet helps keep estrogen levels low.
- A plant-based diet is low in fat, rich in fiber, and abundant in cancer-fighting chemicals. Cruciferous vegetables are among the most protective vegetables. Plants contain antioxidants, which help boost the number and agressiveness of the body’s primary cancer fighter, natural killer cells.
Whole Grain Recipes
Cancer Fighting Foods
Meg Wolff’s From Stage 4 to Cancer Free: One Man’s Plant-Based Recovery
Meg Wolff’s Anticancer Cooking