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Post Gastric Cancer Tips

Post Gastric Cancer Tips

Sabaidee and Happy New Year!  This past weekend, I went to Wat (Temple) Lao Riverside for Lao New Year festivities.  I had so much fun celebrating with my sisters and childhood friends.  There were vendors selling Lao food, kids and adults running around pouring/spraying water and […]

How To Get Through the Holidays with Gastric Cancer

How To Get Through the Holidays with Gastric Cancer

A year ago I had gastric surgery and it totally changed how I view holiday eating.  In fact, one of the first thoughts I had after I found out I was going to have surgery to remove a big section of my stomach was, “What […]

List of Fats

List of Fats

Unsaturated Fats: Avocado Margarine Mayonnaise Nut Butters Nuts Almonds Cashews Peanuts Pecans Pistachios Walnuts Oil (canola, olive, peanut, grape seed, flaxseed, coconut) Olives Salad dressing (reduced-fat) Seeds (Flaxseed, sunflower)   Source-City of Hope Saturated Fats Bacon Butter Cream (1/2 & 1/2) Cream (heavy) Cream cheese […]

Starch Sources

Starch Sources

Breads You will want to choose whole grain or high in fiber when it comes to bread. Breads (1 serving) Reduced calorie bread Bagel English Muffin Naan Pita Bread Tortilla Pancake/Waffle Crackers (low-fat) Saltine Crackers Graham Crackers (these crackers were my BFF especially for taking […]

Protein Sources

Protein Sources

List of Protein Go-To’s Meat, Fish, Poultry: Red Meatss-Lamb, Pork, Beef, Veal Fish-Salmon, Tuna, Bass, Trout, Swordfish, Shrimp, Lobster, Crab White Meats-Turkey, Chicken, Duck, Rabbit Eggs-Omelets, Quiches, Souffles, French Toast Dairy Sources: Milk (2% lowfat) or soymilk Yogurt (Greek)-low in sugar, full in fat Puddings-Ensure […]