Viver News


Viver Health becomes the “go to” source of nutrition and wellness advice for people with stomach cancer

April 2, 2018

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Morristown, NJ – In an ongoing Lilly Oncology-sponsored campaign to serve the special wellness and nutrition needs of patients living with gastric and gastroesophageal (GEJ) cancers, Viver Health of Morristown, NJ recently had three of its most recent recipes – specially created for patients with stomach cancer – featured on the Emmy® Award-winning daytime talk show, The Doctors, hosted by Drs. Travis Stork and Andrew Ordon. Watch the segment here: https://www.thedoctorstv.com/videos/are-medical-issues-derailing-your-favorite-holidays-foods

The featured recipes are three of twenty seven new and original recipes developed by Viver Health for patients with stomach cancer and made available in a printed Recipe Guide and on www.StomachCancerWellness.com.

Two of the recipes – Pumpkin Pie Bites and Pea Guacamole –were featured in videos created by Viver Health, LLC that were used in a social media campaign by Lilly Oncology to promote the recently launched website www.StomachCancerWellness.com. The design, user experience, and content of which were also created by Viver Health. 

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Viver Health’s healthy food videos garner over a million views on Social Media

September 14, 2017

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Morristown, NJ – The annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) is the world’s largest stage for announcing advances in cancer treatment. In June 2017, Viver Health, LLC, supported by Lilly Oncology, introduced two healthy recipe videos and a laminated Viver Pocket Health Guide-styled recipe Guide at ASCO Chicago to underscore Lilly Oncology’s support for patients diagnosed with gastric or gastroesophageal junction (GEJ) cancers, whose special nutritional needs have been long underserved.

As it did when developing Your Guide to Wellness with Stomach Cancer in late 2016, a first-of-its kind publication, Morristown, New Jersey-based Viver Health researched, edited, and designed the companion Guide, Your Guide to Wellness: Recipes for Those with Stomach Cancer, containing four original healthy recipes developed and created specifically for people with gastric and GEJ cancers.

Viver Health’s team of nutritionists developed a Black Bean Chocolate Brownies recipe, a Red Lentil & Roasted Red Pepper Hummus recipe, a Gingered Carrot Soup recipe and a Salmon Salad recipe, then published them in the Viver Pocket Health Guide, and featured the Black Bean Chocolate Brownies and Red Lentil & Roasted Pepper Hummus in two 1-minute videos for a Lilly Oncology sponsored social media campaign, and to be the centerpiece of Lilly Oncology's booth at ASCO Chicago.

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In July 2017, Viver Health reached a landmark of 35,000 Guides printed

September 14, 2017

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Morristown, NJ  – When Vicki Barghout, a mother of two and a pharmaceutical executive was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2010, she embarked on a mission to find evidence-based information about foods that are medicine to battle her cancer holistically, and complement her traditional medical treatment.

After completing her treatment and being cancer free, Vicki was determined to let other survivors and the public know about her experience and how food choices have an enormous impact on the body’s ability to resist chronic diseases. Her mission turned into a passion for communicating this knowledge to help ALL forms of cancer. That passion became Viver Health, which means “life” or “rebirth,” her nutrition company. Viver Health publishes The Viver Pocket Health Guides, which are packed with tips, infographics and the very best evidence-based information Vicki and Viver Health’s medical team of experts have researched on food as medicine. All research is evidence-based, physician reviewed and approved.

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Research behind Viver Health's Your Guide to Wellness with Stomach Cancer is showcased at ISPOR 2017 in Boston

June 1, 2017

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Morristown, NJ  – In late 2016, Lilly Oncology and Morristown, New Jersey-based Viver Health, LLC partnered to fill a need for patients diagnosed with gastric or gastroesophageal junction (GEJ) cancers.

Brian E. Lacy, PhD, MD, Professor of Medicine and Chief of the Section of Gastroenterology at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine, was one of the medical experts Viver Health partnered with to research evidence-based information in developing Your Guide to Wellness with Stomach Cancer

According to Doctor Lacy, patients with these types of cancer “struggle with eating and have troublesome symptoms of nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. Nutritional compromise is common in these patients." (Prior to development of the Guide) there was “little patient-friendly information about diet and nutrition for this group.” Viver Health addressed this unmet need by researching, editing and designing the easy-to-understand 5”x 8,” laminated, Pocket Health Guide.

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'Cheat sheet' helps cancer patients

November 2, 2015
By Lorraine Ash

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THE DAILY RECORD, MORRISTOWN – In the past five years, Vicki Barghout has done far more than survive breast cancer. The 40-year-old health economist and mother of two, who calls herself a “thriver,” is the driving force behind Viver Health, a two-year-old company that has created two laminated, colorful, 5-by-8 pocket guides—“Reduce Your Risk of Cancer: 5 Simple Steps to Boost Your Health” and “Your Guide to Healthy Eating: 5 Simple Steps to Boost Your Health.” They are chock-full of facts, tips, pictures, and infographics, a distillation of the very best evidence-based, food-as-medicine research on the planet. In January, Viver—the name means “life” or “rebirth”—will launch an app of the same name in app stores. Designed to be a cancer patient’s companion, the app will contain all the food information in the guides as well as other features.

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Viver's "Reduce Your Risk for Cancer" showcased at ASBrS conference in Orlando

May 3, 2015

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A nationally recognized breast cancer surgeon showcased Viver Health’s reach and influence during her speech to fellow physicians about the prevention of breast cancer from a lifestyle modification perspective. Beth DuPree, MD, FACS, ABIHM, demonstrated the impact of the Viver Guides to clinicians at the American Society of Breast Surgeons (ASBrS) annual conference. She is the Vice President at Holy Redeemer Health System and Medical Director of the Breast Health Program in suburban Philadelphia. 

In her speech to about 1,500 attendees at the 2015 ASBS conference in Orlando, Florida, Dr. DuPree explained that scientific studies had showed an increased risk of breast cancer recurrence among overweight or obese patients. In contrast, however, lifestyle modifications such as eating fruits and vegetables and exercising regularly were associated with a reduced risk of cancer recurrence or spread.

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