Mmmm Vinegar

Since my last post was on alkalizing, and thanks to a facebook thread with Deanna and Kathy, I figured I’d continue with that theme and write about one of my favorite products on planet earth, which was also a staple in my anti-cancer diet:  Apple Cider Vinegar. Apple Cider Vinegar is exactly what it sounds … Continue reading

“Alkalize It” or Why your body’s pH matters

You may or may not remember from high school chemistry class that pH is a measure of the acidity or alkalinity of any substance;  also known as an “acid” or “base”. What many people don’t know is that your body’s internal pH, caused by the food you eat, affects your health. This can be a … Continue reading

Why I didn’t do Chemo

Like I’ve said before, I am not a doctor or a scientist.  I am a self-educated chemo-free cancer survivor and I often have people contact me who want to know more. So I am going to explain in the simplest terms what I have come to understand and believe to be true about chemotherapy; and … Continue reading

Sleep with me

“Early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise” Benjamin Franklin was right.  You need sleep.  Sleep is when your body detoxes and heals itself. We’ve all heard that most people need 6-8 hours of sleep per night, but you may need much more, like 9-10.  If you’re getting less than … Continue reading

THE BUSINE$$ OF CHEMO

In January of 2004, one month after my surgery, my wife Micah and I went to the cancer clinic for the first time. It didn’t go so well. I had already decided against chemotherapy after reading about the raw food diet in God’s Way To Ultimate Health. To my dismay, my decision was not well … Continue reading

I Juiced to Beat Cancer and Turned Orange

The Centers for Disease Control and the National Cancer Institute recommend you eat 5 servings of fruits and veggies per day. But let’s face it,  that’s tough to do! Juicing is the best way to extract massive amounts of nutrients from vegetables and absorb them quickly into your body; without having to sit down and … Continue reading

The Anti-Cancer Smoothie

That’s the abbreviated title.  The full name is: The Raw Vegan Anti-Cancer Super Anti-Oxidant Smoothie! This recipe was given to me as part of my Anti-Cancer Diet by my Naturopath John Smothers and I drank it nearly everyday, usually as an afternoon snack. Surgeon Generals Warning: Highly Addictive Deliciousness. Here is the recipe: 1 Young … Continue reading

The Giant Cancer-Fighting Salad

To strengthen your body’s ability to fight cancer, you need to eat what I ate: The biggest baddest healthiest salad on the planet! It consists of raw organic vegetables, sprouts, seeds, nuts and homemade dressing. This salad is super healthy, delicious and will fill you up without zapping your energy. The raw vegan diet was … Continue reading

Anti-Angiogenesis: Cancer-Fighting Foods

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food” -Hippocrates, father of medicine, 431 B.C. An unhealthy diet is a proven cause of disease. In fact, three out of four Americans die every year from diet related diseases such as cancer, heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke, and diabetes. So it’s exciting to see … Continue reading

My My My Cancer Face, My My Cancer Face

That was me on Christmas Day December 2003 with a sweet handlebar moustache. Unfortunately my Christmas present that year was colon cancer. A week after this picture was taken I had surgery. The doctors took out a third of my large intestine and told me the cancer had spread. They said it was stage 3 … Continue reading