Nutrition and Diet


Cancer and its treatment can lead to a variety of side effects and discomforts. But, through proper nutrition, these effects can be alleviated. Amanda Figge, MS, RD, LDN, registered dietitian with Springfield Clinic, discusses the ways to eat properly while dealing with cancer.


"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.


Chris Wark was told he needed Chemotherapy to live. He understood the chemo would kill him. Chris decided to go against his doctors advise. Instead Chris ate a raw food diet while also changing his unhealthy habits. Hear his amazing story of recovery. This week on The Raw Life Health Show ( we will feature interviews with Chris about different topics about his recovery and what other people in similar situations can do. If you liked this video please share it with others who need to know the truth. Also be sure to check out his blog at


Tom Fisher had stage 4 cancer and was given a 40% chance to live more than 5 years. He learned about the raw food diet and 13 years later he is cancer free and doing great. After Tom's experience with cancer he found the Hippocrates Health Institute to be the pinnacle of living foods lifestyle education and has integrated these principles in his daily life to keep healthy and happy. To learn more about Hippocrates Health Institute visit Tell them Paul Nison sent you for a discount.

13:12 Dr. Sandra Rangel took good care of herself by exercising and eating what she thought was healthy. Nevertheless, a few years later in December of 2006, she was diagnosed with cancer of her left vocal cord, which was already at stage three. Hear her story of how God healed her and now she is on a raw vegan diet. You can see her website at this link:

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.


Nutrition and Cancer: Myths and Legends. When someone is diagnosed with cancer, the search is on for information. People look to something they can control, like food. There are often misconceptions out there regarding food which can be confusing. This talk focuses on some of these "questionable" foods/nutrients and help you understand the real story. Speaker: Erika Connor, RD, CSO, Dietitian; Cancer Supportive Care Program, Stanford Cancer Institute.


Medical Nutrition Therapist Carolyn Katzin came to Torrance Memorial Medical Center to deliver a talk about cancer nutrition. This is an important topic among through going treatment, and we were especially appreciate of her lecture. We hope you or anyone you know will be able to benefit from this!