Betty Crocker's Living with Cancer Cookbook: Easy Recipes and Tips through Treatment and Beyond

Betty Crocker's Living with Cancer Cookbook: Easy Recipes and Tips through Treatment and Beyond

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Overview

Good nutrition is vital to people undergoing cancer treatment, yet treatment side effects can make eating seem unappealing. Now Betty Crocker, two oncologists, and a nutritionist bring back the joy of eating topeople undergoing cancer treatment with delicious recipes that are nutritious and easy to make. A thoughtful, practical gift for patients and families coping with cancer, the book includes:
* 130 recipes, from breakfasts and snacks to dinners and desserts, like Extra-Easy Baked Ziti, Fettuccine with Asparagus and Mushrooms and Country Blueberry Cobbler
* Advice from cancer patients, from coping with the emotional roller coaster to making recipes more appealing
* Recipes tagged to show which are helpful for the most common side effects of cancer treatment, plus special diet menus to help with them
* "Q and A" between Dr. Ghosh and cancer patients about how to handle the effects of cancer treatment
* An easy 7-day menu plan based on eating small meals six times a day — just right for patients in treatment
* Cancer resource guide, nutrition and medical glossary
"This book will be of great assistance to patients and families undergoing cancer treatment. It is a creative guide to the use of pleasant and easy menus to help alleviate difficult, commonly experienced side effects." —Dr. Barrie R. Cassileth, Chief, Integrative Medicine, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780764565496
Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/28/2002
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 9.34(w) x 10.30(h) x 0.85(d)

Table of Contents

Bring Back the Joy of Eating.

1. Coping with Side Effects.

2. Energy-Boosting Breakfasts.

3. Fatigue Fighting Snacks.

4. 20-Minute Main Dishes.

5. Make-Ahead Meals.

6. Family-Pleasing Main Dishes.

7. Comforting Side Dishes.

8. Treat-Yourself Desserts.

Easy Menus during Treatment.

Recipes to Use After Treatment.

Nutrition and Medical Dictionary.

Additional Resources.

Helpful Nutrition and Cooking Information.

Metric Converstion Guide.

Index.

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Barrie R. Cassileth

This book will be of great assistance to patients and families undergoing cancer treatment. It is a creative guide to the use of pleasant and easy menus to help alleviate difficult, commonly experienced side effects.--Dr. Barrie R. Cassileth, Chief, Integrative Medicine, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

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