Nutrition and Diet


"Food for the Fight" is a video from NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital that offers advice about nutrition for cancer patients. The video provides guidance on the importance of nutrition while undergoing treatment for cancer, advice on what foods to eat, and instructions about how to prepare them.

9:10 I have met and interviewed people who have gotten better from cancer. They said their answer was changing to a raw vegan diet and a healthier lifestyle. But what if you are already eating a raw diet and got cancer, then what should you do? I talk about this in this video.


http:// Kendra asks, "I am 30 years old w/ 3 children and I was diagnosed with colon cancer in March of this year. I haven't done any chemo. I was supposed to be on the diet that you did but I let the temptations of all the foods I used to eat get to me and I gave in. So of course the cancer has spread. It's so hard to completely change eating habits especially when one loves food as much as I do. What do you eat on your salads if anything? Is it okay to eat something I enjoy every now and then?"


An interview of an ex-Lymphoma patient at 2000's Macrobiotic Summer Conference.
She tells us about her disease and how in 10 days she got better.

7:00 It's not easy, especially if the cancer patient it going through treatments like chemotherapy and radiation. Naturopath David Getoff discusses how to make sure those patients get the proper and needed nutrition during that treatment. Want to receive the best free Natural Health email newsletter? Click here:

4:18 Many people choose 'conventional' cancer treatments like chemotherapy and radiation. But it seems the importance of diet during those treatments is often overlooked. Here, Dr. Helayne Waldman discusses the importance of diet and how to get proper nutrition when those treatments make it difficult. Want to receive the best free Natural Health email newsletter? Click here:


This TV newscast was originally produced by Channel 8 in Cleveland Ohio. Janet was diagnosed with stage IV cancer. After 6 months of following the macrobiotic regimen, her condition had improved markedly. After less than 2 years she was disease-free. A remarkable recovery testifying to the healing power of the macrobiotic cancer-prevention diet. For more information, visit


Hear from Linda Leising, RD, Senior Clinical Dietitian at Roswell Park, about the important role of nutrition services at Roswell Park.