Foods to Support Your Health & Mood During Cancer Season

Following on from my post on Cancer season’s health & psychological themes (read this first), here are some great functional foods and herbs to focus on.

Particularly for help with:

-water retention/swelling,
-removal of toxins (what is causing the swelling)
-supporting a sluggish digestive system
-grounding & calming foods during emotional Cancer season

Foods & herbs to help you get rid of water retention:

  • Parsley (great on meats & salads)
  • Peppermint (on salads or as a tea)
  • Cucumber (in juice or in salads)
  • Asparagus (in soup or in salads)
  • Artichoke (in salads, or roasted)
  • Hibiscus (as a tea)

Foods & herbs to help you get rid of toxins and support your lymphatic system:

  • Rosemary (Salads, roasts, tea)
  • Rocket (Salads, juice, in soups)
  • Fennel (Salads, roasts, soup, tea)
  • Chicory (Salads, roasts, broth)
  • Oregano (Salads, roasts, tea)
  • Thyme (Salads, roasts)

Foods & herbs to help stimulate your digestive system:

  • Ginger (In juice, tea, sauces, stir-fries)
  • Cayenne pepper (Salads, juice, soups)
  • Garlic (Salads, roasts, soup, sauces, stir-fries)
  • Onion (Salads, roasts, broth, stir-fries)
  • Cumin (Salads, roasts)
  • Apple cider Vinegar (dressing, soup, juice)

Foods & herbs to support your nervous system:

  • Mint (juice, tea, sauces, roasts, salads)
  • Shiitake mushroom (Stir-fries, roasts)
  • Almonds (Salads, roasts, soup, porridge, stir-fries)
  • Reishi (Smoothies, tea, cacao blend)
  • Quinoa (Salads, porridge, side dish)
  • Avocado (Salads, dressing, soup, juice)

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