Late Stage Ovarian Cancer Heals With Holistic Nutrition

  Asha sharing her experiences on healing herself from late-stage ovarian cancer at Rachna Chhachhi’s book launch Rachna had met Asha Venkat, 52 years, at one of our events, Health over Hospital in April 2019. Despite her chemotherapy, her vibrant and colourful bandanna caught Rachna’s attention. Subsequently, she and her husband came backstage to have a conversation with Rachna to begin her nutritional treatment. Asha … Continue reading Late Stage Ovarian Cancer Heals With Holistic Nutrition

Control inflammation, reduce cancer recurrence

“I accidentally found out that my ESR level was high, instead of my IGF-1 level. ..meaning I had high inflammation. I began looking desperately for a good Nutritionist and thankfully stumbled upon my very reliable Rachna,” writes Manisha Koirala, on her blog. Manisha came to me after successfully combating her ovarian cancer with the focus on reducing inflammation and hence avoiding a cancer recurrence. She had been told … Continue reading Control inflammation, reduce cancer recurrence

Parul Thukral today after overcoming stage 3 breast cancer

At 28, she fought stage 3 breast cancer within 10 months

Parul Thukral was diagnosed with breast cancer on August 11, 2017. She got married in December 2015. Since she is also BRCA 1 positive, she and her husband decided not to have kids in the future and focus on Parul’s health as well as reduce the risk of recurrence. After diagnosis, Parul underwent 12 weekly cycles of chemotherapy followed by another 4 fortnightly cycles of … Continue reading At 28, she fought stage 3 breast cancer within 10 months

“With the right treatment and commitment, cancer is just another disease you can overcome.”

Col A K Khanna (name changed) is a decorated retired army officer who came to me with Stage III Prostate Cancer at the age of 74. “I was getting urine incontinence, difficulty passing urine and frequent urination, and that’s why I went for a check up. Doctors conducted tests and my PSA was very high at 124, and the scan found my prostate gland enlarged. … Continue reading “With the right treatment and commitment, cancer is just another disease you can overcome.”

Yet another reason to have fish oil: cancer

This wonderful oil found in fatty fish has already established many benefits: it protects the heart, prevents atherosclerosis, reduces inflammation and pain, pacifies the brain cells… and now, adding omega-3 fatty acids (an unsaturated fatty acid of a kind occurring mainly in fish oils, with double bonds between the carbon atoms that are third and second from the end of the hydrocarbon chain) to anti-tumor medications could … Continue reading Yet another reason to have fish oil: cancer

Are you making the most of your 1 to 400 trillion chance in life?

From serious difficulty in digesting any kind of reading to now having a book at my side at all times, it was no surprise I walked into every bookstore on my never-ending journey back from New York to India. A particular book caught my eye at JFK airport, however not being the genre I was looking for or even inclined towards, I casually ignored it … Continue reading Are you making the most of your 1 to 400 trillion chance in life?

Bad proteins give you disease

Have diabetes, cancer, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, spine issues, pain related conditions? An international team of more than 18 research groups has demonstrated that the compounds they developed can safely prevent harmful protein aggregation in preliminary tests using animals, as per the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB). “Diseases caused by protein aggregation affect millions of people around the world,” said Gal Bitan, Ph.D., associate professor … Continue reading Bad proteins give you disease

To avoid cancer and death, stay fit

Yes of course it’s a no-brainer. But some of us need research to prove it. So here it is: Men with a high fitness level in midlife appear to be at lower risk for lung and colorectal cancer, but not prostate cancer, and that higher fitness level also may put them at lower risk of death if they are diagnosed with cancer when they’re older, … Continue reading To avoid cancer and death, stay fit

Female? Obese? You’re at higher risk for cancer

Women have always had it tough. As if hormones blocking weight loss, making skin pigmented, hairfall more weren’t enough, now there’s the risk of cancer. Obese women have around a 40 per cent greater risk of developing a weight-related cancer in their lifetime than women of healthy weight, according to new figures released by Cancer Research UK. While we all know that our cancer risk … Continue reading Female? Obese? You’re at higher risk for cancer

Eat selenium to lower cancer risk

Brazil nuts, broccoli, chia seeds, brown rice, flaxseeds, sunflower seeds, shell fish… they’re all rich in selenium. And selenium has been proven to be a cancer fighting micronutrient as per a joint study conducted by Newcastle University,UK, the International Agency for research on Cancer (IARC-WHO) and the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. As per this, higher levels of selenium are associated with a decreased risk … Continue reading Eat selenium to lower cancer risk