Resources for Supporting an
Anti-inflammatory Diet

A healthy diet is key to living an Anticancer lifestyle. By reducing inflammation and strengthening the immune system, nutritious foods can reduce your risk of cancer, cancer recurrence, and chronic illness.

The Anticancer Lifestyle Program offers a rich array of free resources so you can learn your way.

Take the Diet Module of our free online course

Using expert videos, animation, text, and interactives, the Diet module of the Anticancer Lifestyle Program will give you tools you can use to make informed (and delicious!) food choices.

You will learn about:

  • Why and when to choose organic foods
  • How to select healthier oils, seafood, eggs, and meat
  • Anti-inflammatory foods
  • The benefits of reducing sugar, red meat, and processed foods
  • Healthy herbs, spices, and teas
  • Eating a plant-based diet

Download our eBooks

Need something bite-sized? Our beautifully designed eBooks offer useful information on a wide-variety of topics. Visit our eBook page to download for free and read anytime, anywhere. Some are available in Spanish, too.

eBook Cover

The Anti-inflammatory Diet eBook

Busting Common Cancer Food Myths

Anticancer Diet: Grocery Shopping Guide

The Power of Herbs and Spices: Cooking Your Way to Better Health

View our Webinars

Webinars are ideal for people who learn best by listening. Our presenters cover topics ranging from healthy gut microbiome to anti-inflammatory foods to the pros and cons of intermittent fasting — and much more!

All webinars are archived on our site so you can watch at your convenience.

Anti-Inflammatory Diet and Chronic Illness

Anti-Inflammatory Diet and Chronic Illness: What You Need to Know

A whole foods, anti-inflammatory diet can greatly reduce your risk of many chronic illnesses.

Portrait of Dr. Jennifer McQuade

Gut Health: What Is It & How to Improve It

Dr. Jennifer McQuade, medical oncologist at MD Anderson Cancer Center, shares how to improve gut microbiome and its importance to overall health.

Cooking Tips with Chef Ananda

15 minutes a day

Join our 7 day Kickstart Programs

In only 15 minutes a day, you can kickstart your journey to wellness. Click on each icon to see the Kickstart topics.

Day 1
Anti-inflammatory Foods
Day 2
Mindful Eating
Day 3
Healthy Food Shopping
Day 4
Ultra-processed Foods
Day 5
Fiber and Gut Health
Day 6
Nontoxic Cookwear
Day 7
Recipes and Next Steps
Day 1
Assess Your Stress
Day 2
The Mind-Body Connection
Day 3
The Anticancer Mindset
Day 4
Gratitude & Being in Nature
Day 5
Mindfulness Techniques
Day 6
Mindfulness in Daily Life
Day 7
Mindfulness & Change
Day 1
Setting Realistic Fitness Goals
Day 2
Cardiovascular Health & Exercises
Day 3
Strength Training Essentials
Day 4
Flexibility & Balance
Day 5
Neuromotor Training
Day 6
Your Personalized Fitness Plan
Day 7
Quality Sleep for a Healthier Life
Day 1
Healthy Home Assessment
Day 2
Personal Care Products
Day 3
The Healthy Kitchen
Day 4
Clean Cleaning
Day 5
Clean Indoor Air
Day 6
Dry Cleaning and Fabrics
Day 7
Create Your Anticancer Environment

Enjoy our Recipes

Ananda Kaplan is a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist (RDN) and a recipe developer with the Anticancer Lifestyle Program. She trained at the French Culinary Institute and has over 10 years of experience as a chef.

Ananda Kaplan, Chef and Registered Dietitian
Berry Breakfast Muffins Recipe

Berry Breakfast Muffins Recipe

curry salmon recipe

Curry Salmon

Butternut Squash Winter Salad

Read our Blog

Is soy good for you? How much arsenic is in rice? Are microwaves safe? With answers to these questions and more, our blog posts provide up-to-date information to help you create your Anticancer diet.

Browse our Toolkit

Our online Toolkit is a gold mine of information, all to help you create and maintain your Anticancer diet. Open up a world of videos, apps, worksheets, tip sheets, articles, books, and so much more!

Woman looking at spices in the grocery store

Chemical Cuisine: CSPI ranks the safety of food additives

Michael Pollan Food Rules

Food Rules, by Michael Pollan

Pot on a stove

Cookware 101–what types of pots and pans should you use?

EWG's Clean 15

EWG’s Shopper’s guide to pesticides in produce

Hear what others are saying about the Diet pillar of the Anticancer Lifestyle Program.

“I continue to be amazed at what I didn’t know and how easy it will be to change to healthier eating.”

“My breast cancer diagnosis was a wake-up call. The Diet module motivated me to get back to that healthier way of cooking and eating.”

“Now when I go into a grocery store I read the ingredients on all the food labels.”

“My nutrition group follows your guidelines and has reaped the benefits of this course. Thanks!”

“I now eat less meat and more fruits and vegetables. I try to eat foods I have not eaten before, like eggplant and kale.”

“Simply aware that I have choices I make every day, how I respond, how I feel, what I do, it’s all my choice. There is great power in that.”

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