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Nutrition & Cancer

  1. 1. Nutrition and Cancer By Team 4
  2. 2. <ul><li>&quot;My cancer scare changed my life.  I'm grateful for every new, healthy day I have.  It has helped me prioritize my life.&quot; - Olivia Newton-John </li></ul>
  3. 3. Nutrition For A Person With Cancer <ul><li>Reasons to Eat Well While Being Treated </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Feel Better </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Keep Up Strength & Energy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Keep Up Weight & Body’s Store of Nutrients </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tolerate Treatment Related Side Effects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lower Risk of Infection </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Heal & Recover Quickly </li></ul></ul>  
  4. 4.   Nutrition Journal – Nutrition and Cancer <ul><li>Diet For Cancer Patients </li></ul><ul><ul><li>10 or More Servings of Vegetables a Day </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4 or More Servings of Fruits a Day </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>High in Fiber </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No Red Meat </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flax Seed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rich in Folic Acid </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Supplemented with Oral Enzymes </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Diet and Cancer Prevention YouTube Video <ul><li>Type of Diet & Lifestyle </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Colorful Menu </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Consuming Antioxidants </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Exercise </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Watching Weight </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Moderation is Key to Cancer Prevention </li></ul>http:// =yp6yy03GZ-Y
  6. 6. Nutrition For Chemotherapy Side Effects – YouTube Video <ul><li>How to Prevent Side Effects of </li></ul><ul><li>Chemotherapy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>More Frequent Meals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>High Density of Nutrients </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Drink Fluids an Hour Before and After Eating </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Don’t Lay Down After Eating </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vitamins & Minerals Can Help </li></ul></ul>http:// = MEqhDOOCKKU&feature = player_embedded
  7. 7. Living Cancer Free YouTube Video <ul><li>Most Preventable in the U.S. </li></ul><ul><li>Cancer is Caused by Fat </li></ul><ul><li>Obese People Have Higher Percentage of Cancer </li></ul><ul><li>Colon & Breast Cancer Are Reduced Through Lift Style Changes </li></ul><ul><li>1/3 of Cancers are Caused from Smoking </li></ul>http:// =o4opr2LRxMI
  8. 8. Policy and Action For Cancer Prevention <ul><li>Policy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Examines the Factors – Economic, Environmental and Social – That Influence What we Eat and How Much we Move. It looks at the Success of Studies That Have Been Designed to Change our Behaviors – and Thus our Risk of Cancer,”. </li></ul></ul>http:// = res_policy_report
  9. 9. Recommendations For Reducing Cancer Risk <ul><li>Healthy Body Weight </li></ul><ul><li>Variety of Healthy Foods – Emphasis on Plant Sources </li></ul><ul><li>Vegetables and Fruits </li></ul><ul><li>Whole Grains </li></ul><ul><li>Limit Consumption of Red Meats </li></ul><ul><li>Limit Consumption of Alcohol </li></ul><ul><li>Adopt a Healthy Lifestyle </li></ul>Page 646 of Understanding Nutrition Table 18-10
  10. 10. Information on Cancer <ul><li>Is a Malignant Growth of Cells that Damage other Cells Surrounding Functions </li></ul><ul><li>Develops through Carcinogenesis </li></ul><ul><li>Can Spread to Other Parts of the Body </li></ul>http://
  11. 11. Types of Cancer <ul><li>Brain </li></ul><ul><li>Bladder </li></ul><ul><li>Bone </li></ul><ul><li>Breast </li></ul><ul><li>Liver </li></ul><ul><li>Lung </li></ul><ul><li>Melanoma </li></ul><ul><li>Nasopharyngeal </li></ul><ul><li>Lymphoma </li></ul><ul><li>Oral </li></ul><ul><li>Cervical </li></ul><ul><li>Colon </li></ul><ul><li>Thyroid </li></ul><ul><li>Stomach </li></ul><ul><li>Anal </li></ul><ul><li>Esophageal </li></ul><ul><li>Gallbladder </li></ul><ul><li>Ovarian </li></ul><ul><li>Pancreatic </li></ul><ul><li>Salivary Gland </li></ul><ul><li>Prostate </li></ul><ul><li>Neck </li></ul><ul><li>Hypercalcemia </li></ul><ul><li>Leukemia </li></ul><ul><li>Kidney </li></ul><ul><li>Larynx </li></ul><ul><li>Skin </li></ul>
  12. 12. How Cancer Begins MIT Lecture <ul><li>As Many As 90% of Cancers Are Due to Bad Diets and Smoking </li></ul><ul><li>It’s Better to Count on Prevention Rather Than a Cure For Cancer </li></ul><ul><li>When a Cell’s Gene is Damaged It Sends Out Faulty Instructions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Turning Orderly Structure into Chaos </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. The Chronicles Of A Cancer Patient <ul><li>Description of a Cancer Patient’s Day to Day Life Dealing with Cancer </li></ul><ul><li>Describes Problems He Ran Into </li></ul><ul><li>What He Felt </li></ul><ul><li>Great Website For People Trying to Connect and Understand More Of What Happens With Cancer Patients </li></ul>http:// /  
  14. 14. Bibliography <ul><li>Whitney, Ellie, and Sharon Rady Rolfes. Understanding Nutrition . 11th ed. Belmont, CA: Thomson Wadsworth, 2008. Print. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;ACS::Benefits of Good Nutrition.&quot; American Cancer Society . 04 FEB 2008. American Cancer Society. 3 May 2009 <>. </li></ul><ul><li>Donaldson, Michael S. &quot;Nutrition and Cancer: A Review of Evidence for An Anti-Cancer Diet.&quot; Nutrition Journal 3:1928 SEP 2004 Web.3 May 2009. <>. </li></ul><ul><li>Diet and Cancer Prevention . YouTube. Healthology, 2006. Film. <> . </li></ul><ul><li>Hahn, Dave. &quot;Chronicles of a Cancer Patient.&quot; [Weblog Chronicles of a Cancer Patient : A Cancer Blog About Hodgekins Lymphoma] MAY 2008. Web.3 May 2009. <>. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Bibliography Cont. <ul><li>Chemotherapy Cancer Treatments & Side Effects : Nutrition for Chemotherapy Side Effects . YouTube. Film. < >. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Living Cancer-Free.&quot; CBS Evening News. Dr. Jon Lapok. CBS, New York, NY. 26 FEB 2009. TV. < > </li></ul><ul><li>Government, &quot;Cancer.&quot; Cancer (Malignant Tumor) . 3 May 2009 <>. </li></ul><ul><li>Weinberg, Robert A. &quot;How Cancer Begins.&quot; Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 10-250, Cambridge, MA. 23 SEP 2003. Performance. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Policy Report.&quot; AICR: Policy Report . American Institute For Cancer Research. 3 May 2009 <>. </li></ul>