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Topic: ER+ , protein shakes and shrimp

Forum: Recipe Swap for Healthy Living —

A place to share our "healthier" recipes and food tips for everyday life.

Posted on: Apr 30, 2014 05:43PM

zohra wrote:

Hi ,

My mother is ER+. She try to eat vagetable and organic chiken meat. Do she need to drink protein shakes?

Any idea about shrimp? She eats a lot.



Dx 10/25/2012, ILC, Stage IIIB, Grade 2, HER2-
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Apr 30, 2014 10:13PM sandilee wrote:

Hi Zohra,

Sorry about your mom.  Veggies and organic chicken sounds good. Shrimp in moderation is good, too, but I'm not sure about a lot. :). Maybe she could try some different varieties of sea food so that she has more balance in the nutrients.  I doubt she needs protein shakes with the chicken and sea food.

 She may want to try smoothies using fruits and veggies. It's an easy way to get more greens in your diet, which are packed with vitamins and minerals. I often make a blend of yogurt, pineapple or apple, strawberries or other berry,  celery, kale, and some flax or chia seeds for omega 3s. She might have fun trying out different combinations, and I think extra veggies are always a good idea, cancer or not.  Take care!

Dx 11/2007, IDC, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 2, 0/6 nodes, ER+/PR-, HER2- Hormonal Therapy 1/10/2008 Aromasin (exemestane) Dx 6/2011, IDC, mets Radiation Therapy 6/30/2011 Bone Hormonal Therapy 7/15/2011 Faslodex (fulvestrant) Hormonal Therapy 4/10/2015 Femara (letrozole) Targeted Therapy 4/20/2015 Ibrance (palbociclib) Chemotherapy 8/4/2015 Xeloda (capecitabine) Hormonal Therapy 3/11/2016 Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone) Chemotherapy 10/13/2016 Doxil (doxorubicin) Chemotherapy 4/4/2018 Navelbine (vinorelbine) Hormonal Therapy 6/6/2018 Faslodex (fulvestrant) Targeted Therapy 6/6/2018 Verzenio Chemotherapy 4/23/2019 Carboplatin (Paraplatin), Gemzar (gemcitabine)

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