7 healthy snacks for cancer patients


Here is a list of our favorite healthy snacks for cancer patients. Have these snacks on the ready for when cannabis jump starts your appetite 🙂

 

Strawberries and Raspberries

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Strawberries and raspberries are a great source of ellagic acid, which has been shown to help destroy cancer-causing chemicals.

 

Berries

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In addition to being so delicious, berries are filled with Vitamin C and antioxidants, which actively fight against the growth of tumors found in patients with lung, colon, breast, and prostate cancer.

 

Kale Chips

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Kale is an excellent source of beta-carotene, an antioxidant shown to reduce the risk of cancer. If vegetables aren’t your thing, try kale chips for tasty and crunchy snack.

 

Fruits: Watermelon, Guava, and Mango

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Watermelon, guava, and mango are an excellent source of lycopene which, according to the NIH, has potent antitumor effects. Blend them all together for a delicious smoothie

 

Dark Chocolate

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Studies have shown that dark chocolate containing more than 70 percent cacao is filled with compounds that help to slow the growth and spreading of cancer cells. 

 

Granola

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Granola is made from whole oats, which contain fiber, B vitamins, and phytochemicals that work together to keep your cells healthy and cancer free. If you’re cutting back on sugar, try using stevia to sweeten your bowl.

 

Seaweed Chips

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According to a study by the Nagoya University School of Medicine in Japan, seaweed may have strong suppressive effects on cancer when consumed in large amounts. Try a mekabu salad or pack some seaweed chips if you’re on the run. 

 

Do you have any recipes for healthy snacking alternatives that you’d like to share? Comment below.

 

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