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

Calories 1997
Calories from fat 24%
Fiber 50 grams
Vitamin A - RE 269%
Beta-carotene 11476 mcg
Calcium 115%
Vitamin C 578%
Vitamin E 118%
Vitamin D 132%
Folate 159%
Vitamin B12 245%
Selenium 203%
Omega-3 fatty acids 5.2 g

Colorectal Cancer - Day 2

Breakfast

Snack

Lunch

Dinner

Nutritional Profile

Calories 1981
Calories from fat 24%
Fiber 71 grams
Vitamin A - RE 812%
Beta-carotene 35680 mcg
Calcium 129%
Vitamin C 789%
Vitamin E 164%
Vitamin D 85%
Folate 389%
Vitamin B12 168%
Selenium 181%
Omega-3 fatty acids 4.8 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

Calories 1843
Calories from fat 21%
Fiber 56 grams
Vitamin A - RE 247%
Beta-carotene 10328 mcg
Calcium 107%
Vitamin C 290%
Vitamin E 163%
Vitamin D 370%
Folate 205%
Vitamin B12 331%
Selenium 338%
Omega-3 fatty acids 5.6 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

Calories 1967
Calories from fat 27%
Fiber 55 grams
Vitamin A - RE 315%
Beta-carotene 12908 mcg
Calcium 134%
Vitamin C 407%
Vitamin E 154%
Vitamin D 52%
Folate 181%
Vitamin B12 179%
Selenium 283%
Omega-3 fatty acids 8.4 g
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