Cancer Nutrition and Recipes for Dummies (Paperback)

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Fight cancer from the inside out

Cancer treatments such as surgery, chemotherapy, and radiationcan be as hard on the body as the disease itself, and detailednutritional advice is usually not part of the program. Yet eatingthe right foods can actually help lessen the strength of some ofthe most powerful symptoms of cancer and the side effects oftreatment, 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, CancerNutrition & Recipes For Dummies focuses on foods besttolerated during--and that can ease side effectsof--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, andafter treatment
  • Gives you a wealth of easy, immediate steps to speed up thehealing process through diet
  • Offers advice on treatment as well as solutions to common sideeffects like dehydration, fatigue, and nausea
  • Enables cancer patients to put their strongest foot forwardwhen starting treatment

Cancer Nutrition & Recipes For Dummies targets thosedealing with cancer and the loved ones who take care of them, aiding both parties in alleviating some of the side effects of thecancer 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