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Stir-Fried Long Beans with Egg

April 4th, 2018|

Stir-Fried Long Beans with Egg 4th April 2018, Dietitian Marcus Lee, Mount Miriam Cancer Hospital Vegetables are low in energy and protein. How to increase the energy and protein [...]

Chicken & Broccoli Stir-Fry

March 29th, 2018|

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 [...]

How to Make a Healthy Stir-Fry?

March 16th, 2018|

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 [...]

Should You Use Oil For Cooking?

January 18th, 2018|

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, [...]

Healthy Eating Over The Holidays

December 19th, 2017|

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 [...]

What is Colostrum

December 5th, 2017|

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. [...]

How To Add Protein Into Your Meal

October 25th, 2017|

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 [...]

Is Broccoli Good For Cancer Patients?

October 11th, 2017|

Is Broccoli Good For Cancer Patients? 11th October 2017, Dietitian Marcus Lee, Mount Miriam Cancer Hospital Cruciferous vegetables are a diverse group of plant that includes broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, kale, [...]

To Grill or Not to Grill?

June 16th, 2017|

To Grill or Not to Grill? Is eating grilled meat safe? Over recent years, many studies have shown that meat cooked at high temperature may increase the risk of [...]

Nutrition Facts About Chicken

June 15th, 2017|

Nutrition Facts About Cancer Lean chicken breast is high in protein but low in fat. High protein diets may play a significant role in helping cancer patients to maintain [...]

Does Lemon Water Detox Work?

June 14th, 2017|

Does Lemon Water Detox Work? Advocates of detox dieting say that lemon water is good for removing toxins or harmful substances from the body. However, there is no scientific evidence [...]

Can Vegetarian Diet Prevent Cancer?

April 29th, 2017|

Can Vegetarian Diet Prevent Cancer? It is reasonable to suggest that a vegetarian diet has health-promoting features because of low saturated fat, high in fiber, vitamins and phytochemicals. It’s [...]

Dietary Cholesterol & Cancer

April 28th, 2017|

Dietary Cholesterol & Cancer Cholesterol was back in the headlines recently as the new U.S. Dietary Guidelines has removed the limit on cholesterol intake. However, the guidelines stated that [...]

Is Chicken Cancerous

April 28th, 2017|

Is Chicken Cancerous? Is chicken cancerous?      There is no scientific evidence to show that eating white meat, such as chicken, can increase cancer risk. Chicken and other types of [...]

Soy or No Soy

April 28th, 2017|

Soy or No Soy Soy or no soy? Many cancer patients are fearful of eating soy. This is particularly common among breast cancer patients. Because soy contains estrogen-like compounds, [...]

Acid or Alkaline Diet

April 28th, 2017|

Acid or Alkaline Diet I always hear about using diet to control the pH of our body. Some people claim it helps in weight loss and detoxification; others say [...]

Sugar & Cancer

April 28th, 2017|

Sugar & Cancer The myth: We always hear myths about cancer, one of them is “sugar can feed cancer cells”. To gain credibility, the anonymous author of this statement [...]