Cancer Nutrition and Recipes For Dummies, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1118592069
  • ISBN-13: 9781118592069
  • DDC: 616.99
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 512 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Designed for cancer patients and their families, Cancer Nutrition & Recipes For Dummies focuses on foods best tolerated by cancer patients and those that can ease symptoms during treatment. It also provides advice for menu planning, nutritional analysis, diabetic exchanges, and more. This book serves as a guide for nutrition before, during, and after cancer treatment. The book includes: Over 60 recipes for soups, broths, and other satisfying dishes, and quick, nutritious snacks. Warnings about common food contaminants that have been proven to contribute to cancer progression. A step-by-step guide to help patients nutrionally prepare for all phases of treatment.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents at a Glance.
Recipes at a Glance.
Table of Contents.
1: Introduction.
2: Getting Started with Cancer Nutrition.
3: The 4-1-1 on Cancer.
4: Meeting Your Team and Identifying Possible Treatments.
5: Tackling the Side Effects of Cancer and Its Treatments.
6: The Role and Power of Nutrition in Fighting Cancer.
7: Dealing with Side Effects That Impact Nutrition.
8: The Importance of What You Eat and How You Prepare It.
9: Embracing and Transitioning to a Clean Eating Lifestyle.
10: Stocking up on Cancer-Fighting Foods.
11: Cancer-Fighting Foods, Spices, and Herbs.
12: Cooking with the Proper Tools and Techniques.
13: Wholesome Recipes.
14: Invigorating Breakfasts.
15: Soothing and Nourishing Soups.
16: Enticing Main Dishes.
17: Light Yet Satisfying Sides.
18: Energy-Boosting Snacks.
19: Sinless Sweets.
20: Staying Strong for the Long Haul.
21: Dining out or on the Road.
22: Making Conscious Lifestyle Changes.
23: Helping the One You Love.
24: The Part of Tens.
25: Ten Ways to Revive Your Appetite and Enjoy Food Again.
26: Ten Ways to Prevent and Fight Off Colds and Other Infections.
About the Authors.
Authors' Acknowledgments.
Other Backmatter.