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After 30 years of providing counseling and support for people living with cancer, the Cancer Lifeline organization knows that one of the main areas of interest for patients and their families is food and nutrition. What foods have been shown to help prevent the spread of cancer? What are the nutritional "rules" for people with cancer? In answer, this new edition of the organization's cookbook presents up-to-date nutritional information (including the Top Ten Super Foods that may protect and fight against cancer) ...
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The Cancer Lifeline Cookbook

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Overview

After 30 years of providing counseling and support for people living with cancer, the Cancer Lifeline organization knows that one of the main areas of interest for patients and their families is food and nutrition. What foods have been shown to help prevent the spread of cancer? What are the nutritional "rules" for people with cancer? In answer, this new edition of the organization's cookbook presents up-to-date nutritional information (including the Top Ten Super Foods that may protect and fight against cancer) along with practical strategies for making healthy eating a daily practice and suggestions for reducing the side effects of treatment. It features 100 easy-to-make recipes from the nation's top chefs and from some cancer patients and survivors, including Blueberry Breakfast Cake, Honey-Glazed Green Beans with Almonds, and Citrus Chicken. These resources and more make it a natural choice for cancer survivors, people living with cancer, and those interested in a health-conscious diet.
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Editorial Reviews

Library Journal
A registered dietician and licensed nutritionist revises the 1996 title from the Seattle-based nonprofit support organization. Updated info on the connection between food and cancer plus new recipes. Copyright 2004 Reed Business Information.
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"Proper nutrition is essential for cancer patients to maintain the quality of their lives and fight their cancer. Cancer Lifeline's new edition of Cancer Lifeline’s cookbook is a terrific evidence-based resource of nutritional information as well as spe
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781570617171
  • Publisher: Sasquatch Books
  • Publication date: 6/1/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Pages: 248
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Ginny Smith is coauthor of the previous edition, What to Eat Now. She and Kimberly Mathai live in Seattle, where Cancer Lifeline is based.
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Table of Contents

Introduction ix
Cancer Lifeline xii
The Top 10 Super Foods xiv
Nutrients That Promote Good Health 14
Creating a Healthier Diet 25
Coping with Possible Side Effects 33
Getting the Help You Need 46
Getting Organized 50
Making Favorite Recipes Healthier 63
Breakfast 69
Salads and Appetizers 89
Soups 109
Vegetables and Side Dishes 127
Entrees 163
Desserts 207
References 219
Glossary 222
Index 225
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