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Breast Cancer

Description

Most important nutrients: Carotenoids, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Folate, Selenium, Omega-3 fatty acids, Fiber, Phytoestrogens
Most important foods: Cold water fish, Soy foods, Flaxseeds, Legumes, Sea vegetables, Brassica vegetables (including broccoli, kale, mustard greens and brussel sprouts)
Avoidances: Well done meat, Polyunsaturated fats, Caffeine containing foods and beverages, Alcohol

Breast Cancer - Day 1

Breakfast

Snack

  • 8 oz soy yogurt
  • 1 tbsp flax seeds
  • 1 tbsp sunflower seeds

Lunch

Dinner

Nutritional Profile

Calories 1949
Calories from fat 35%
Calories from saturated fat 5%
Fiber 52 grams
Vitamin A- RE 187%
Carotenoids (as Beta-carotene) 7796 mcg
Vitamin C 486%
Vitamin E 135%
Folate 208%
Selenium 108%
Omega-3 fatty acids 5.9 grams

Breast Cancer - Day 2

Breakfast

Snack

  • 8 oz yogurt
  • 1 tsp flax seeds
  • cup trail mix:
    • walnuts
    • sunflower seeds
    • raisins

Lunch

Dinner

Nutritional Profile

Calories 1935
Calories from fat 28%
Calories from saturated fat 4%
Fiber 44 grams
Vitamin A- RE 750%
Carotenoids (as Beta-carotene) 32991 mcg
Vitamin C 431%
Vitamin E 154%
Folate 246%
Selenium 199%
Omega-3 fatty acids 4.2 grams

Breast Cancer - Day 3

Breakfast

  • cantaloupe
  • Tofu scramble:
    • 4 oz tofu
    • 1/8 cup tomato
    • 1/8 cup bell peppers
    • 1 tbsp onions
    • 1 tbsp flax seeds
    • tsp turmeric

Snack

  • 1/2 cup trail mix:
    • sunflower seeds
    • almonds
    • dried figs

Lunch

  • cup lentils
  • 1 cup brown rice
  • Salad:
    • 1 cup chopped collards
    • 1/8 cup chopped fennel
    • 1/8 cup orange segments
    • 1 tbsp flaxseed oil
    • 1 tsp nori flakes

Dinner

  • 6 oz salmon w/ honey miso sesame crust (2 tbsp sesame seeds, 1 tsp honey, 1 tsp miso paste)
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1 cup mustard greens
  • 1 tbsp pumpkin seeds
  • 1 tsp garlic

Nutritional Profile

Calories 1821
Calories from fat 38%
Calories from saturated fat 5%
Fiber 42 grams
Vitamin A- RE 191%
Carotenoids (as Beta-carotene) 8874 mcg
Vitamin C 271%
Vitamin E 157%
Folate 174%
Selenium 254%
Omega-3 fatty acids 14.1 grams

Breast Cancer - Day 4

Breakfast

  • 1.5 cup fruit salad:
    • papaya
    • blueberries
  • 1 cup quinoa porridge with
    • 1 tbsp sliced almonds
    • 1 tbsp raisins
    • 1 tsp maple syrup
    • tsp cinnamon

Snack

  • 1 rice cake
  • 1.5 tbs sunflower seed butter
  • 1 orange

Lunch

  • 4 oz steamed tofu
  • 1 cup brown rice sprinkled with 1.5 tbsp sesame seeds
  • Sauce:
    • 1 tbsp flaxseed oil
    • 1 tsp tamari
    • tsp ginger
    • 1 tsp kelp
  • 6 asparagus spears
  • 1 small sweet potato

Dinner

  • 1.5 cup mushroom barley soup
  • 6 oz halibut
  • 1 cup turnip greens
  • 1 tsp garlic
  • 1 cup rye berries
  • 1 tbs pumpkin seeds
  • 1 tbsp scallions

Nutritional Profile

Calories 1839
Calories from fat 28%
Calories from saturated fat 3%
Fiber 44 grams
Vitamin A- RE 292%
Carotenoids (as Beta-carotene) 13096 mcg
Vitamin C 306%
Vitamin E 159%
Folate 152%
Selenium 359%
Omega-3 fatty acids 9.5 grams


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