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.
Maurie Markman, MD, a nationally renowned oncologist, is National Director of Medical Oncology at Cancer Treatment Centers of America. Carolyn Lammersfeld, RD, board certified in oncology nutrition and nutrition support, is Vice President of Integrative Medicine at Cancer Treatment Centers of America. Christina Torster Loguidice is Editorial Director of Clinical Geriatrics and Annals of Long-Term Care: Clinical Care and Aging.
Introduction 1 Part I: Getting Started with Cancer Nutrition 5 Chapter 1: The 4-1-1 on Cancer 7 Chapter 2: Meeting Your Team and Identifying Possible Treatments 25 Chapter 3: Tackling the Side Effects of Cancer and Its Treatments 39 Chapter 4: The Role and Power of Nutrition in Fighting Cancer 55 Chapter 5: Dealing with Side Effects That Impact Nutrition 87 Part II: The Importance of What You Eat and How You Prepare It 103 Chapter 6: Embracing and Transitioning to a Clean Eating Lifestyle 105 Chapter 7: Stocking Up on Cancer-Fighting Foods 123 Chapter 8: Cancer-Fighting Foods, Spices, and Herbs 145 Chapter 9: Cooking with the Proper Tools and Techniques 157 Part III: Wholesome Recipes 169 Chapter 10: Invigorating Breakfasts 171 Chapter 11: Soothing and Nourishing Soups 187 Chapter 12: Enticing Main Dishes 207 Chapter 13: Light Yet Satisfying Sides 225 Chapter 14: Energy-Boosting Snacks 241 Chapter 15: Sinless Sweets 259 Part IV: Staying Strong for the Long Haul 275 Chapter 16: Dining Out or on the Road 277 Chapter 17: Making Conscious Lifestyle Changes 289 Chapter 18: Helping the One You Love 301 Part V: The Part of Tens 309 Chapter 19: Ten Ways to Revive Your Appetite and Enjoy Food Again 311 Chapter 20: Ten Ways to Prevent and Fight Off Colds and Other Infections 317 Index 325
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