Nutrition Archives - Karen Berrios

Nutrition

The Truth About GMOs

How often do you see “NON-GMO” on a package? Typically this is something food companies are very proud of if they can make this claim. Many people say “Saying non-gmo is just marketing!” But is that really the case? I think it’s so much more than that. I will say, in the pursuit of purity…

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THE SUGAR & CANCER CONNECTION

I have always believed that the reason a person gets cancer will be multifactorial. It will never be just one thing. And every single person will have a very different reason for why they got cancer. There will never be two cases that are identically the same. But there are certain things that we KNOW…

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Can Sugar Cause Inflammation?

Last week we talked about the differences between sugar and natural sugar. Sugar is a passionate topic to me because I believe that eradicating it from our diets can do so much in our healing. Yet, there is much education to be had before one can make a decision to get off sugar. I understand…

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Why Refined Sugar Is More Addicting Than Natural Sugar

Let’s get into SUGAR. It’s a hot topic! There are a lot of opinions out there about how addictive it can be and what kinds we should avoid. I am someone who does NOT touch processed sugar. I know firsthand the negative impact it can have on one’s health. So let’s get into the science…

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How do Phytochemicals Prevent Cancer?

I am a big believer in plants being the most healing thing we can put in our bodies. I believe that God created an earth that would naturally house every single little thing we need to live a long and healthy life. In a world of sugar and meat and inflammatory oils… I look to…

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Is Vitamin C Good for your Thyroid?

Did you know that many people that have thyroid conditions are often deficient in Vitamin C? As a thyroid cancer thriver and health enthusiast, I take Vitamin C extremely seriously. I even get high dose Vitamin C IVs from time to time. In my own diet on a day to day basis, I prefer to…

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Why Green Juice Is Good For Digestion

I love my green juice. First thing in the morning, as an afternoon treat, or as a mocktail in the evening. There is no bad time for a green juice in my book! Before my cancer diagnosis, you would rarely catch me with a green drink. It just wasn’t my thing and I didn’t know…

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What are the Benefits of Camu Camu?

If you have not heard of camu camu, let me tell you, it is one powerful little fruit!  In Peru, this fruit has been celebrated for thousands of years for it’s healing and medicinal properties. You might see it pop up in fancy smoothie and juice shops as an “add-in”… but it’s so much more…

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How Does Kale Fight Cancer?

When I first started my journey I had never even heard of kale, I know it sounds funny but it is true. I always thought my family and I ate pretty healthy but we would just stick to regular lettuce as our greens of choice. I’m honestly a bit embarrassed to tell you the truth…

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What Should I Do After A Pet Scan?

People who are dealing with disease and cancer (especially cancer) are often faced with needing to undergo a PET scan. While this can tell us a lot about our bodies, it can also be a lot on our bodies. Let’s go over what a PET scan is. This is an useful description from Medical News…

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