What to Eat During Cancer Treatment - Jeanne Besser - New recipe book Chemotherapy Radiotherapy
WHAT TO EAT DURING CANCER TREATMENT
100 great-tasting, family-friendly recipes to help you cope
by Jeanne Besser, Kristina Ratley, Sheri Knecht and Michele Szafranski
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New softcover book, 158 pages , published 2009 by the American Cancer Society (ACS).
The ultimate comfort-food cookbook for people undergoing treatment and their families.
If you or someone you care about is going through cancer treatment - chemotherapy, radiotherapy - or experiencing other health problems that make eating difficult, What to Eat During Cancer Treatment will make life a whole lot easier.
Great for you, good for the whole family! Delicious recipes such as Mini Shepherd's Pies, Crunchy Asian Salad and Pineapple-Mango Slushies wil not only meet the needs of the person undergoing treatment, they'll also be perfect for the entire family. So forget about preparing separate meals, this cookbook has recipes everyone will enjoy.
Recipes to soothe your symptoms. Inside this book, there are 100 fast, flavourful recipes, all organised in chapters by side-effect - nausea, diarrhoea, constipation, sore mouth and difficulty swallowing, taste alterations, unintentional weight loss.
Plus 6 bonus features:
- Advice for the caregiver
- Tips to make eating out easier
- A kitchen staples list
- Advice on avoiding excess weight gain during treatment
- Tips on assembling a take-along food 'survival kit'
- A helpful list of organisations that provide information on nutrition and cancer
This book is a US publication. Measurements are in imperial, although most quantities are in cup and spoon rather than pounds and ounces.
About the authors
Jeanne Besser is a food columnist for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and the author of six cookbooks including The Great-American Eat-Right Cookbook, also published by ACS.
Kristina Ratley, R.D., L.D.N., Michele Szafrankski, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.,and Sheri Knecht, M.S., R.D., L.D.N., all are dietitians, experts on cancer nutrition, and operate the Dietitian on Call program (South-Atlantic Division of the American Cancer Society).
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What to Eat During Cancer Treatment - Jeanne Besser, Kristina Ratley, Sheri Knecht and Michele Szafranski
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