Targeted nutritional therapy is now recognised as an important addition to any oncology program. Check out the info below to see what you can do.

Nutritional Support For Cancer

If your dog has cancer it is vital to feed them a diet that nourishes and detoxifies the body, strengthens the immunity system and starves the cancer. This means a diet with low carbohydrates, medium amounts of good quality protein, lots of good fats, and super nutritious, healing foods, herbs, oils and spices. Make every meal a health boost.

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Crystal-like Curcumin Impairs Cancer

Through x-ray crystallography researchers see curcumin bind to a specific kinase enzyme at the atomic level. This leads to its inhibition which “impairs cell proliferation and reduces cancer burden”. But…

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Six Cancer Fighting Mushrooms

Research indicates mushrooms have possible anti-cancer, antiviral, anti-inflammatory and liver protective activities. These six mushrooms are some of the most well-researched, rich in polysaccharides and beta glucans, the primary immune-enhancing…

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Intravenous Vitamin C Therapy

Holistic vet, Dr Rose DeLeva, writes that she has used intravenous Vitamin C therapy for dogs with cancer for almost 20 years with fantastic results. Not remissions, but almost always…

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Ruby’s Medible Diet

What does healthy & balanced really look like?

Healing needs good nutrition. Feed the body, not the cancer with nutritious foods including good protein, low carbs, nourishing fats, healing herbs and spices, and no chemicals.

“1 in 4 dogs will get cancer in their lifetime. That increases to 1 in 2 for those aged over 10 years.”

Cancer and Your Pet, Capital Books, 2005

The Ruby Recovery Program

This information shares with you the ‘Ruby Recovery Program’ that I developed to help me and my beloved dog Ruby fight her osteosarcoma in 2015.

It’s based on extensive research and against the odds we beat her six month prognosis to achieve two+ years in remission! Happy and healthy, full of love and play. Sadly, the cancer did eventually come back and she passed in early 2018 🙁 but I treasured every moment of those extra days and years of life we had together and I know I did everything I could to help her.

I miss her every day but she would be happy that our journey is now helping others with what we learned. This is her legacy.                               I hope her program helps you and your dog to keep shining bright x

CBD Hemp Oil

Used in healing for thousands of years, CBD is once again being acknowledged for its effectiveness in cancer treatment including pain relief and anti-tumour effects.

Medicinal Mushrooms

Modern science is finally proving what Chinese medicine has known for 3,000+ years, many medicinal mushrooms have powerful healing abilities – including anti-tumoural.

Moringa

Known as the ‘Miracle Tree’, Moringa is the most nutritious plant on the planet. Research supports it has incredible anti-inflammatory abilities and anti-cancer benefits.

Turmeric Curcumin

Over 2,000 published research studies support turmeric’s cancer fighting properties. It’s a potent antioxidant for reducing inflammation (a thought precursor to cancer).

Quercetin

This flavonoid and powerful antioxidant is thought to soothe oxidative stress, reduce inflammation and may protect the body from chronic disease, including cancer.

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Vitamin C

Studies have shown that high dose, bioavailable, anti-oxidant vitamin C programs generate high levels of hydrogen peroxide in the blood which has led to apoptosis.

Vitamin D3

Multiple studies have correlated low Vitamin D in dogs with increased cancer risk. Known as the ‘sunshine vitamin’ dogs can not get anywhere near enough VitD from sun exposure.

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Laetrile / B17

Probably the most controversial treatment of all that I tried, but I fast-tracked a special import permit to give Ruby Amygdallyin infusions daily. Very interesting…

Hemp Seeds and Oil

Hemp seeds and oil are champions of essential and non-essential fatty acids which help reduce inflammation, and have the perfect ratio of omegas 3 and 6 for dogs.

Selenium

Already known to be vital to dog health, Selenium (Se) has shown exciting research results in reducing some cancer risk, slowing metastases (cancer spread) and tumour growth.

Frankincense & Myrrh

Beta-elemene, in frankincense and myrrh, has shown anti-inflammatory and pain relief effects. Boswellic acid, in Frankincense resin, has potential anti-cancer benefits.

Bovine Cartilage

Studies have shown bovine cartilage may prevent or slow some cancers, including stopping solid tumour growth, as well as having some anti-inflammatory effects.

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Bee Pollen

With its proteins, ‘free-form’ amino acids, vitamins, enzymes, and other nutrients, BP has potential immunity boosting, anti-inflammatory and allergy soothing powers.

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Artemisinin

Cancer cells need iron to multiply. Iron activates artemisinin, which creates potential cancer-killing free radicals, and promise as an exciting non-toxic cancer therapy.

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Green Tea Extract

Polyphenols in GT are thought to have some anticancer activity, particularly catechin epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG), in GT extract, which may cause cell apoptosis.

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Good Fats & Ketones

Studies indicate high fat, low carb diets cause the body to use ketones for fuel and energy and thus starve the cancer which prefers sugar for fuel and can not digest ketones.

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Iodine

Leading non-pharma cancer therapies – Gerson, Hoxley and Moerman – all include iodine. Many studies suggest iodine deficiency is a modifiable risk factor for many cancers.

Barley Grass

Barley grass is full of B vitamins and many minerals including selenium. It is a natural detoxifier, helps protect the body from radiation, boosts immunity and increases alkalinity.

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Milk Thistle

Well known to support liver health and detoxification, and has shown potential to inhibit cancer growth, improve bone health and boost immunity function.

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Colloidal Silver

CS is thought to disable the enzyme that one-celled bacteria, fungi and viruses use for metabolism and thus helps boost the natural immune system and detoxifies the body.

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Enzymes

Research shows that enzyme therapy can decrease inflammation, stimulate cytokine production, and increase the defensive powers of natural killer cells and macrophages.

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Fasting

Periodic fasting is increasingly showing benefits in cancer treatment, potentially due to reduction in blood glucose levels, increase in cancer killing cells and other benefits.

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Fitness

Exercise is now considered imperative to every cancer patient, even during chemo. Ruby was the strongest, fittest and leanest she had ever been when she achieved remission.

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Hyperbaric Oxygen

Hypoxia (low oxygen) is a hallmark of solid tumours. Hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) treatment increases oxygen in the blood and has had emerging success in slowing cancer progress.

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Chemotherapy

Chemo is the go to treatment of conventional oncology. It’s scary but dosage levels for dogs aim to just slow the cancer and rarely have extremely negative side effects.

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Surgery

Removing tumours surgically is a key treatment in conventional oncology. Limb amputation is challenging but has relatively great success in extending life span.

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Blood Tests

To ensure Ruby’s wellbeing during treatment we monitored her body’s response via regular blood tests that checked liver stress, red and white blood cells and more.

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Insurance

If I had not had pet insurance Ruby would have likely succumbed to cancer within the first few months as I could not have afforded the limb operation or her ongoing oncology care.

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.Ruby Recovery Program Products

Here are all our products from the program.

A 'Medible' Diet - Good Food IS Good Medicine

Ruby’s Recovery Diet

When our dog has cancer we want to do all that
we can to help them heal and stay strong and healthy.

Every meal is an opportunity to do just that. Feed them a diet high in quality protein and omega 3 and 6, and low in saturated fats and carbohydrates. It’s also good to add some immunity boosting and anti-inflammatory nutrients. The quality of the ingredients is key. Focus on clean, chemical free, wholefood ingredients as much as you can.

GIVE LOTS OF

Fresh water (preferably filtered)
(consider adding a teaspoon of silver colloidal or apple cider vinegar)

Exercise and Play
(unless your vet considers it a risk to their physical wellbeing)
Love and positive energy

AVOID

Bananas
Pigs’ ears
Rawhide chews
Overfeeding

Grains
(brown rice and steel cut oats are ok)
Simple and starchy carbohydrates

RUBY RECOVERY DIET

Including an easy to make recipe.

Download the Ruby Recovery Diet I created from the extensive research I did during Ruby’s recovery.

This information is to help you and your dog

Not a guaranteed cure

While I would love to be able to say that ‘if you follow the Ruby Recovery Program you’ll get the same happy results that we did’ – I can’t. It just isn’t possible to make any guarantees like that. Every dog is different, every cancer different and at differing stages of progression.

There are also rules from the governing bodies that strictly constrain any material therapeutic health claims, especially about cancer. I have to respect that.

What I can guarantee though is that if you complement your veterinary care with the best you can in nutrition and natural medicine support you will be giving your dog the best opportunity to may be beat it or slow it down. And you’ll know you did everything you could for them.

What more could they ask of their human?

This information is to help you and your dog

Not a guaranteed cure

While I would love to be able to say that ‘if you follow the Ruby Recovery Program you’ll get the same happy results that we did’ – I can’t. It just isn’t possible to make any guarantees like that. Every dog is different, every cancer different and at differing stages of progression.

There are also rules from the governing bodies that strictly constrain any material therapeutic health claims, especially about cancer. I have to respect that.

What I can guarantee though is that if you complement your veterinary care with the best you can in nutrition and natural medicine support you will be giving your dog the best opportunity to may be beat it or slow it down. And you’ll know you did everything you could for them.

What more could they ask of their human?