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Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal Cancer

Description

Most important nutrients: Beta-Carotene, Vitamin C, Bioflavonoids, Vitamin E, Vitamin D, Folate, Vitamin B12, Calcium, Selenium, Omega 3 fatty acids, Fiber Most important foods: Fruits and vegetables, Olive oil, Whole grains, Yogurt, Cold water fish, Turmeric, Onions, Garlic, Leeks, Brassica vegetables (including broccoli, kale, mustard greens and brussel sprouts) Avoidances: Red meat, Omega 6 fatty acids, Saturated fat, Refined sugar, Alcohol

Colorectal Cancer - Day 1

Breakfast

Snack

  • 8 oz plain yogurt
  • 1 tbsp flax seeds
  • 1 tbsp peanuts

Lunch

Dinner

Nutritional Profile

Calories1997
Calories from fat24%
Fiber50 grams
Vitamin A - RE269%
Beta-carotene11476 mcg
Calcium115%
Vitamin C578%
Vitamin E118%
Vitamin D132%
Folate159%
Vitamin B12245%
Selenium203%
Omega-3 fatty acids5.2 g

Colorectal Cancer - Day 2

Breakfast

Snack

Lunch

Dinner

Nutritional Profile

Calories1981
Calories from fat24%
Fiber71 grams
Vitamin A - RE812%
Beta-carotene35680 mcg
Calcium129%
Vitamin C789%
Vitamin E164%
Vitamin D85%
Folate389%
Vitamin B12168%
Selenium181%
Omega-3 fatty acids4.8 g

Colorectal Cancer - Day 3

Breakfast

  • Shake:
    • 6 oz yogurt
    • 6 oz soymilk
    • ½ cup papaya
    • 1 frozen medium banana
  • 1 piece WW toast w/ 1 tbsp almond butter

Snack

  • Baby carrots (6)
  • Chopped celery (1 stick)

Lunch

  • Stuffed squash:
    • ½ small winter squash (equal to 1.25 cup acorn squash)
    • ¾ c barley
    • ¾ c lentil
    • ¼ c onions
    • 1/3 cup chopped turnip greens
    • 2 tsp pumpkin seeds
    • ½ tsp each of turmeric, cinnamon and cumin

Dinner

  • 8 oz salmon
  • 1 cup brown rice
  • 1 cup collard greens with 2 cloves garlic
  • ¼ cup shitake mushrooms

Nutritional Profile

Calories1843
Calories from fat21%
Fiber56 grams
Vitamin A - RE247%
Beta-carotene10328 mcg
Calcium107%
Vitamin C290%
Vitamin E163%
Vitamin D370%
Folate205%
Vitamin B12331%
Selenium338%
Omega-3 fatty acids5.6 g

Colorectal Cancer - Day 4

Breakfast

  • 1.5 cup fruit salad:
    • cantaloupe
    • blueberries
    • papaya
  • 1 cup quinoa porridge with 1 tbsp flaxseeds, 2 tbsp dried figs

Snack

  • 8 oz yogurt
  • 1.5 tbsp chopped almonds
  • 1 orange

Lunch

  • 1.5 cup split pea mushroom soup
    • 1 cup split peas
    • ¼ cup carrots
  • Salad:
    • 1.5 cup turnip greens
    • 4 shrimp
    • ¼ cup broccoli
    • ¼ cup cauliflower
    • 1.5 tbsp sunflower seeds
  • Dressing
    • 1 tbs olive oil
    • 1 tsp garlic
    • 2 tbs yogurt
    • 1 tsp mint

Dinner

  • 6 oz halibut
  • 1/3 c mushroom
  • 2 tsp garlic
  • 1 tbsp parsley
  • 1 cup brown rice with 1 tsp sesame seeds
  • Healthy sauteed vegetables:
    • ½ cup cabbage
    • ½ cup mustard greens
    • ¼ c onions
    • 1 tsp fennel seeds drizzled with 2 tsp flaxseed oil
  • Poached pear

Nutritional Profile

Calories1967
Calories from fat27%
Fiber55 grams
Vitamin A - RE315%
Beta-carotene12908 mcg
Calcium134%
Vitamin C407%
Vitamin E154%
Vitamin D52%
Folate181%
Vitamin B12179%
Selenium283%
Omega-3 fatty acids8.4 g

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