5 Things Your Doctor Won’t Tell You About Cancer Prevention (because they don’t have a clue)

This is an awesome post courtesy of The Savvy Sister. Her blog is definitely one worth following – she’s a nurse certified in plant-based nutrition, an author and a cancer survivor. Check out her latest offering: “5 Things Your Doctor Won’t Tell You About Cancer Prevention”

The Savvy Sister

When I presented my oncologist with reports from Sloan Kettering New York Hospital that said mushrooms had cancer fighting properties, and I told her I was going to include dried mushroom capsules in my daily regimen, she rolled her eyes. Excuse me…I didn’t roll my eyes when you said you were going to pump toxic chemicals into my body for 6 months!

That started me on a mission to find out what else my doctor wasn’t telling me…

Here are the top 5 things I would tell my cancer patients that your doctor isn’t telling you:

no milk1.  Eliminate dairy.   Can you imagine your doctor telling you “Don’t drink your milk”?  Not having milk with your dinner is…well…downright un-American.  If the dairy council had their way, anyone caught not sporting a milk mustache would be shot on site. But dairy contains lactose (dairy sugar), insulin-like growth factor (IGF-1)…

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