American Cancer Society Complete Guide to Nutrition for Cancer Survivors
Eating Well, Staying Well During and After CancerBook
Comprehensive guide tells you everything you need to know about eating well before, during and after cancer.
Independent Publishing Group
Written for consumers, patients, and families seeking reliable information about nutritional support for people with cancer, this comprehensive guide offers the latest information about using nutrition to optimal advantage during the cancer journey. Also discussed is the role of sound nutritional choices before, during, and after cancer therapy and how they can help bolster energy levels, strengthen the immune system, fight off infection, and minimize the side effects of treatment. Charts, information on special diets, and level-headed advice about dietary supplements make this a valuable tool for maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
Eating well is important for everyone, but it is essential if you have cancer. Good nutrition can boost your immune system and reduce your risk of infection as you undergo treatment. In fact, several nutrients may actually slow the growth of some types of cancer. Getting the nutrients you need also will help your body heal after the stress of therapy. Eating a balanced, healthy diet and being physically active will give you a solid foundation for a long, healthy life as a cancer survivor.
This book is an invaluable resource for anyone who has experienced cancer, is undergoing treatment, or is interested in making positive changes in the way they eat.
Discusses how nutrition choices increase energy levels, strengthen the immune system, fight off infection, and minimize the side effects of treatment.
Fill up on expert advice.Learn the benefits of.eating well to help yourself feel better during treatment.and heal and recover more quickly. Some treatments.can cause side effects, and it?s encouraging that many of.these can be alleviated through good nutrition. In this.friendly and practical handbook, recognized dietitians.and the American Cancer Society medical staff explain.what to eat?and what to avoid?to stay strong and.maximize the benefits of treatment.