NOURISH Extra: Helpful nutritional guides for those fighting colorectal cancer

2021-08-14T13:48:13-04:00March 23rd, 2020|Articles, Educative Tools|

Looking for more information regarding your nutrition during and post-treatment? Colorectal Cancer Canada, through its Foods That Fight Cancer program has you covered! These helpful downloadable (and printable) guides feature tons of helpful tips and advice from registered dieticians who work in oncology centres across Canada.

Starving cancer

2019-12-17T11:58:50-05:00December 17th, 2019|Articles|

A fascinating recent study suggests that a dietary intake reduced in one single amino acid, methionine, decreases the growth of colorectal tumors and improves their response to anti-cancer treatments.

Insects: future sources of protein?

2019-12-17T12:01:37-05:00December 17th, 2019|Articles|

It is estimated that by 2050 we will need 50% more food to enable human survival worldwide. This is an enormous challenge because our current model, based on intensive livestock farming, is increasingly being blamed for its devastating effects on the climate and our ecosystem. Is it possible that alternative protein sources which are energy-efficient and produce few pollutants, such as insects, could provide a useful solution?

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