Cancer Nutrition and Recipes for Dummies (Paperback)

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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.

About the Author


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.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781118592052
ISBN-10: 1118592050
Publisher: For Dummies
Publication Date: July 29th, 2013
Pages: 360
Language: English
Series: For Dummies