“The role of nutrition is really important in maintaining good health and maintaining the immune system. It’s part of the holistic part of treatment of the cancer.” Ben Chue, M.D.
If you or someone you know is undergoing chemotherapy, don’t miss Dr. Falquier’s interview about the role of diet during and after chemotherapy to reduce harsh side effects and maximize treatment outcomes. Her guests are medical oncologist Dr. Ben Chue and naturopath & functional medicine doctor Easter Ho. In addition, you’ll hear how a medical oncologist and functional medicine and naturopathic doctor work together to provide an integrated approach to cancer treatment. The episode concludes with a Citrus Kale Salad recipe. Remember to wait for the chime towards the end of the episode to hear the recipe.
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In this episode you’ll hear:
4:00 – How Dr. Chue and Dr. Ho work together to provide an integrated approach to cancer treatment.
5:30 – Collaborative visits for cancer patients.
7:35 – Can complementary treatments be combined with traditional chemotherapy to lessen side effects of chemotherapy.
8:50 – Examples of complementary treatments for chemotherapy.
11:00 – Is there a role for alternative treatments without chemotherapy in the early cancer stages.
12:00 – Curcumin and intravenous vitamin C to enhance the benefits of chemotherapy.
15:40 – The role of nutrition during cancer treatment.
17:00 – Food suggestions during and after chemo treatment.
21:40 – Blood tests to determine what’s going on nutritionally.
25:00 – Iron absorption for a plant-based eater.
27:30 – Preventing recurrence of a cancer.
28:30 – Prevent cancer altogether.
30:30 – Exercise for cancer prevention.
31:40 - Exercise when undergoing chemotherapy.
33:30 – Pillars of wellness.
35:30 – The future of cancer treatment.
36:15 – Supporting the body during chemo through diet and lifestyle.
39:30 – Citrus Kale Salad recipe to assist with iron absorption.
Host - Dr. Sabrina Falquier, MD, CCMS
Sound and Editing - Will Crann
Executive Producer - Esther Garfin
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