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Chicken & Broccoli Stir-Fry

Chicken & Broccoli Stir-Fry 29th March 2018, Dietitian Marcus Lee, Mount Miriam Cancer Hospital When you need a quick meal after a hard day’s work, stir-fry is a good option. "Stir-frying" refers to quickly frying small pieces of food in a large pan or wok over very high heat [...]

How to Make a Healthy Stir-Fry?

How to Make a Healthy Stir-Fry? 16th March 2018, Dietitian Marcus Lee, Mount Miriam Cancer Hospital Oil is not always bad. Oil can supply energy to your body. When fighting cancer, your body needs more energy and protein to recover rapidly from the side effects of treatments. Stir-frying is [...]

Should You Use Oil For Cooking? (Part 2)

Should You Use Oil For Cooking? (Part 2) 28th February 2018, Dietitian Marcus Lee, Mount Miriam Cancer Hospital Yes. When fighting cancer, your body needs more energy and protein to recover rapidly from the side effects of treatments such as radiotherapy and chemotherapy. Energy is provided by carbohydrate, protein [...]

Messages to all Cancer Patients! #WorldCancerDay2018

World Cancer Day 2018 Messages to all Cancer Patients Mount Miriam Cancer Hospital put up a World Cancer Day message board for survivors, caregivers, supporters & staff to share their messages to cancer patients around the world. These are the 33 heart-warming messages: 1. You are stronger [...]

Should You Use Oil For Cooking?

Should You Use Oil For Cooking? 18th January 2018, Dietitian Marcus Lee, Mount Miriam Cancer Hospital Many patients are afraid to use oil for cooking. Back in the 1980s, studies stated that a diet high in fats could be a factor that led to heart disease. As time progressed [...]

Healthy Eating Over The Holidays

Healthy Eating Over The Holidays 20th December 2017, Dietitian Marcus Lee, Mount Miriam Cancer Hospital Whether you’re celebrating Christmas or New Year, this coming holidays often involve friends, family and festive meals. If you’re currently going through cancer treatment, celebrating might not be the first thing on your mind. [...]

What is Colostrum

What is Colostrum 5th December 2017, Dietitian Marcus Lee, Mount Miriam Cancer Hospital Colostrum is the first milk secreted by mammals within the first few days after giving birth. Differing from milk secreted later, colostrum is rich in lactalbumin, lactoprotein, and antibodies. Colostrum preparations used in complementary and alternative [...]

How To Add Protein Into Your Meal (Part 3)

How To Add Protein Into Your Meal (Part 3) 22nd November 2017, Dietitian Marcus Lee, Mount Miriam Cancer Hospital Cancer patients who are undergoing treatment, need more protein than healthy people. However, eating protein alone is not a full and balanced meal. Protein food is good to serve [...]

How Much Exercise Is Good Enough For You (Part 2)

Calories Factor How Much Exercise Is Good Enough For You 15th November 2017, Physiotherapist Murna, Mount Miriam Cancer Hospital Hi readers, last week I shared about the importance of Time when deciding how much exercise a person needs to do.  So today, let’s look at what the experts from Harvard Medical [...]