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Cancer Nutrition and Recipes For Dummies

Authors:
Maurie Markman ,
Carolyn Lammersfeld ,
Christina T. Loguidice
Published: July 29, 2013

Overview

Fight cancer from the inside out

Cancer treatments such as surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation can be as hard on the body as the disease itself, and detailed nutritional advice is usually not part of the program. Yet eating the right foods can actually help lessen the strength of some of the most powerful symptoms of cancer and the side effects of treatment, allowing the patient to better fight the disease. Now, Cancer Nutrition & Recipes For Dummies is your trusted, informative guide to fighting cancer from the inside out.

Designed for cancer patients and their families, Cancer Nutrition & Recipes For Dummies focuses on foods best tolerated during—and that can ease side effects of—cancer treatment. It also offers advice for menu planning, nutritional analysis, diabetic exchanges, and much more.

  • Serves as a guide for cancer nutrition before, during, and after treatment
  • Gives you a wealth of easy, immediate steps to speed up the healing process through diet
  • Offers advice on treatment as well as solutions to common side effects like dehydration, fatigue, and nausea
  • Enables cancer patients to put their strongest foot forward when starting treatment

Cancer Nutrition & Recipes For Dummies targets those dealing with cancer and the loved ones who take care of them, aiding both parties in alleviating some of the side effects of the cancer treatment through change in diet.

Fight cancer from the inside out

Cancer treatments such as surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation can be as hard on the body as the disease itself, and detailed nutritional advice is usually not part of the program. Yet eating the right foods can actually help lessen the strength of some of the most powerful symptoms of cancer and the side effects of treatment, allowing the patient to better fight the disease. Now, Cancer Nutrition & Recipes For Dummies is your trusted, informative guide to fighting cancer from the inside out.

Designed for cancer patients and their families, Cancer Nutrition & Recipes For Dummies focuses on foods best tolerated during—and that can ease side effects of—cancer treatment.

It also offers advice for menu planning, nutritional analysis, diabetic exchanges, and much more.

  • Serves as a guide for cancer nutrition before, during, and after treatment
  • Gives you a wealth of easy, immediate steps to speed up the healing process through diet
  • Offers advice on treatment as well as solutions to common side effects like dehydration, fatigue, and nausea
  • Enables cancer patients to put their strongest foot forward when starting treatment

Cancer Nutrition & Recipes For Dummies targets those dealing with cancer and the loved ones who take care of them, aiding both parties in alleviating some of the side effects of the cancer treatment through change in diet.

Cancer Nutrition & Recipes For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Nutrition plays a key role when you’re fighting cancer — and knowing what to eat is important. When you’re being treated for cancer, you may face a variety of unwelcome side effects — everything from nausea to a sore mouth to diarrhea. But you’re not powerless over these side effects, some foods can combat them! You may not have the energy to run a marathon, but some physical activity fights fatigue, stress, anxiety, and depression, and generally improves your quality of life.

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