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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 [...]

How To Add Protein Into Your Meal (Part 2)

How To Add Protein Into Your Meal (Part 2) 8th November 2017, Dietitian Marcus Lee, Mount Miriam Cancer Hospital Cancer patients who are undergoing treatment, need more protein than healthy people. After surgery, during chemotherapy and radiotherapy, extra protein is needed to heal tissues and to reduce the [...]

How Much Exercise Is Good Enough For You (Part 1)

Time Factor How Much Exercise Is Good Enough For You 1st November 2017, Physiotherapist Murna, Mount Miriam Cancer Hospital Hello Readers, once again, I am pleased to share with you an excerpt from the Havard Medical School on -  HOW MUCH EXERCISE DOES A PERSON NEED TO DO. This is what [...]

How To Add Protein Into Your Meal

How To Add Protein Into Your Meal 25th October 2017, Dietitian Marcus Lee, Mount Miriam Cancer Hospital Cancer patients who are undergoing treatment, need more protein than healthy people. After surgery, during chemotherapy and radiotherapy, extra protein is needed to heal tissues and to reduce the risk of [...]

Why Belly Dancing Can Improve The Symptoms Of Women With Cancer

Belly Dancing Improve The Symptoms Of Women With Cancer 17th October 2017, Clement Long, Community Development - Mount Miriam Cancer Hospital I would like to share a story about a belly dancer, published by The Atlantic, dated March 2017. Jennifer LaFleur - A breast cancer survivor's unlikely therapy for [...]