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For over a year I’ve followed a mostly organic diet consisting of no processed sugar or gluten. It took a lot of research to figure out what works best for me and I’m still learning. Since changing my diet I am at my healthiest weight to date (lost 10-15 lbs) and have more energy when I stick to the diet. Cancer has been shown to feed off of processed sugar and doesn’t bode well with high inflammatory foods. Two of my primary resources have been The Cancer Killers by Dr. Charles Majors (who also had a Multiple Myeloma diagnosis) and The Anti-Cancer Life by Dr. David Servan-Schreiber (lived 20 years with an aggressive brain tumor). Here’s a quick break down:

Go for it! Limit No-No
Organic Poultry Organic Beef/Pork Meat with hormones/antibiotics
Organic berries/granny smith apples Other organic fruits Fruits with pesticides
Food containing no added sugar Raw Honey, Agave or Maple Syrup Processed Sugar, Cane Sugar, Brown Rice Syrup
Organic Sweet Potatoes N/A Potatoes
Quinoa Brown Rice White Rice
Unsweetened Coconut or Almond Milk Organic Raw Milk Non-Organic Pasteurized Milk
Unsweetened Nut Cheeses (vegan) Organic Raw Milk Cheeses Non-Organic Pasteurized Cheeses
Coconut, Olive, Flax, or Avocado Oil N/A Vegetable and Canola Oils
Almond or Coconut Flour GF Bread/Crust Brown Rice GF Bread/Crust Non-GF Breads/Crusts
Zoodles (make veggies into noodles) GF Pastas Non-GF Pasta
Most Organic Veggies Organic Peppers Corn, or Non-Organic Veggies

I’m considering shifting to full out Paleo as it’s the closest diet that encompasses my own. But I’d have to give up cheese, beans, and grains completely… Eek!