Our good friend and nutritional guru, Danny Parker, is at it again! Check-out how he recommends incorporating healthy raspberries and pomegranate into our diets:
I’m getting a lot of reaction about Danny’s nutritional post. I have often written that for every comment you see following a blog post, I get three or four emails–and that’s certainly the case here.
I’m excited to share another Danny Parker column about myeloma and nutrition with you today! This report focuses on an important and proven anti-cancer agent–ellgaic acid–which is found in raspberries and pomegranates:
To review, my premise is that myeloma patients should eat exceptionally well and exercise regularly, not so much to fight our cancer, but to keep our bodies strong enough to withstand the continual assault of induction, stem cell transplant(s), consolidation and ongoing maintenance therapy that’s necessary to keep us alive.
Thursday the Myeloma Beacon ran my monthly column, Pat’s Place, Fourteen Months and Still No Go! Here’s an excerpt:
Last week, Danny Parker was kind enough to miss a day’s work and drive over to see me and speak to our Nature Coast Multiple Myeloma Support Group. He spoke to us about different ways that nutrition can enhance the way our anti-myeloma meds work–or possibly harm us.
Don’t panic! You don’t have to give-up eating cookies and french fries altogether! But Danny’s research does validate the “Those things aren’t good for you!” comments that we have all heard over the years.
Danny Parker is back! This week, our myeloma nutritional guru focuses on the dangers of acrylamides in our food:
The Multiple Myeloma Research Consortium (MMRC) sent me a press release, touting the fact that, “The MMRC has opened more than 40 Phase I and Phase II clinical trials of both novel compounds and combination approaches that are thought to be active against high-priority targets.”
Last April I ran a pair of posts about the benefits of certain herbs–especially parsley and basil–for multiple myeloma patients:
Diet and Multiple Myeloma: Healing Herbs: Parsley, Sage, Basil and Holy Basil
Diet and Multiple Myeloma: Healing Herbs: Parsley, Sage, Basil and Holy Basil (Part Two)
Research studies teach us that Velcade is a very sensitive chemotherapy agent.
I thought article was interesting, so I saved it from a few weeks back. Note key points that I highlighted in BOLD:
Here is the second part of Danny Parker’s timely and important two part series about the anti-myeloma super supplement, curcumin:
The Spice: Curcumin and Myeloma (Part Two)
Our good friend, Danny Parker, is traveling in Europe this summer, still in remission after being diagnosed with high risk myeloma in August 2010. He had a stem cell transplant and consolidation therapy in January – March 2011.
Tomorrow I will start previewing the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) meetings which start Friday in Chicago. But before I get too caught-up with everything ASCO, I wanted to run Danny Parker’s latest nutritional column:
What about sage and basil, the next recommendations?
DANNY’S BACK! After a long trip to Europe and a protracted battle with a viral infection, our good friend and nutritional myeloma guru, Danny Parker, sent me so much great copy this week–I’m going to run it in two installments: