What to Eat if You Have Cancer (revised) Healing Foods that Boost Your Immune System

What to Eat if You Have Cancer (revised)
By:Keane, Maureen; Chace, Daniella;
Pub Date:October 25th 2006
Format:Paperback 336 pages
ISBN:0071473963 / 9780071473965
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Fuel your body to fight cancer

Cancer and cancer treatment take a toll on your body, but you can help make cancer treatment more effective and reduce its unpleasant side effects with good nutrition. What to Eat if You Have Cancer presents the best foods to fight cancer and suggests ways to keep your body strong--knowledge you need to take control of your health.

A vital resource for cancer patients, this revised edition contains new recipes, new menus, and the latest research on cancer and nutrition.

With the help of What to Eat if You Have Cancer, you will learn

  • The foods to eat and the foods to avoid in your fight with cancer
  • The proper use of supplements in nutrition therapy
  • How to create personalized meal plans to complement different types and phases of treatment


Table of contents

Part 1: The Body, Cancer, and Nutrition

Tissues, Organs, and Organ Systems

Cancer: When Good Cells Go Bad

Carbs, Fats, Protein, and Cancer

Antioxidants, Vitamins, Minerals, Phytochemicals, and Cancer

Part 2: Friendly Fire: Nutritional Side Effects of Treatment

Food Preparation

Dealing with nausea, vomiting dry mouth, and difficulty swallowing

Dealing with taste alterations, anorexia, constipation, and diarrhea

Part 3: Diet Plans: Developing Your Nutritional Therapy Regime

Pre-diet preparation, carbohydrate- counting

Underweight (high-carb, low-fat) and overweight (low-carb) diets

Chemotherapy and radiation diets

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