Integrative Cancer Care Blog by Cancer Coach Preet

FIVE Causes of Chronic Inflammation that may Increase Cancer Risk May 29, 2021

 

We all know that chronic inflammation is not good for us, but did you know that it can also be tied to the development of cancer?

I had learned that chronic inflammation could be harmful to our bodies back in Pharmacy School, but I wanted to delve deeper into what exactly was chronic inflammation, what caused it and how was this different...

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3 HUGE Benefits of Journaling for Folks with Cancer May 23, 2021

 

Throughout the years, I’ve dabbled with journaling off and on. After watching a couple of my favorite YouTubers talk about how it’s an integral part of their morning or bedtime routine, I decided to make more of an effort to incorporate this practice in my morning routine.

I can’t say that I’m super consistent with...

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WHY you MUST Incorporate Movement into your Cancer Recovery Plan May 15, 2021

 

I’m one of those people who can’t sit in one place for more than an hour or two… I start getting ansty and I simply need to jump up and move around for a bit. That’s not to say that I can’t sit through a movie, but I do have a harder time in a movie theatre versus at home, when I can take a walk break...

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Toxin-free Ways to Clean Your Home for Your Anti-Cancer Lifestyle May 09, 2021

 

Cleaning our homes is one of those necessary tasks that many of us don’t particularly enjoy. That said, many of us also don’t enjoy living in a dirty home! So, we go out and buy the required cleaning products to make the task easier.

But did you know that most commercial cleaning products contain synthetic fragrances and toxic...

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FIVE Ways in which Phytonutrients Protect us against Cancer May 01, 2021

 

We all know that vegetables are good for us.  It’s been drummed into us from a young age to “eat our veggies” or “eat our greens”. Even a child would not argue against this.

But what is it about vegetables that makes them so great? What do vegetables have that makes them work against cancer, and how can...

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FIVE Benefits of Having a Cancer Coach Apr 25, 2021

 

Before I started counselling cancer patients on their chemotherapy protocols in the Outpatient Oncology Clinic at my hospital, I had never heard of a cancer coach. Yes, I knew that coaches existed, and I had heard of:

life coaches

career coaches

sports team coaches

leadership coaches…

but not cancer coaches. ‍

When I...

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Four Powerful Mind-Body Meditative Therapies to Manage Cancer Side Effects Apr 18, 2021

 

I was first introduced to meditation when I was in high school. A family friend had invited a meditation practitioner named Soma to stay at their house for a week to teach them how to meditate. They also invited my own family over to learn this fascinating and powerful mind-body therapy.

She taught us of all the benefits of...

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THREE Ways Yoga Benefits Cancer Patients Apr 18, 2021

 

I joined my first yoga class back in University. Back then, I joined yoga because I wanted to explore this fascinating practice as a way to keep me grounded during a hectic University schedule!

Also, I had several friends and classmates raving about the sense of peace and tranquility that yoga brought to them. After attending a few yoga...

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Clean Beauty Products for Cancer Recovery and Prevention – Where to Start! Apr 05, 2021

 

I used to use a lot of beauty products… body creams, hair products and a very specific makeup routine in the following order: primer, foundation, concealer, highlighter, eyeliner, mascara, lip liner, lipstick and setting spray. At the time, I thought nothing of applying all of this stuff on my skin every day.

That all changed when...

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Is there an Anti-Cancer Diet? Mar 29, 2021

Help! I Have Cancer... What Should I Eat? 

I’ve often wondered about the perfect human diet, and whether one actually exists. Nutrition has always been a fascinating subject to me and throughout the years I’ve found myself reading more and more about this topic.

Why is it that some people can eat in a certain way and appear...

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What the Heck is a Cancer Coach! Feb 21, 2021

Introduction

The world of coaching is exploding and today you can pretty much find a coach for everything. There are life coaches, health coaches, business coaches, career coaches, leadership coaches, and of course, sports coaches.

But have you ever heard of a cancer coach? Now, you may be wondering, what on earth is a cancer coach and how...

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Four Pillars You Must Address to Encourage Cancer Recovery Feb 06, 2021

 

Here’s an alarming statistic! Cancer is predicted to be the leading cause of death in every country of the world by the end of this century. (1) As a Cancer Coach (with a background in pharmacy), this statistic makes me cringe, not because I don’t believe it, but because I know that it can be prevented.

How do I know...

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