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Cooking through Cancer Treatment to Recovery

Easy, Flavorful Recipes to Prevent and Decrease Side Effects at Every Stage of Conventional Therapy
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Written by a naturopathic physician specializing in complementary cancer care and a certified nutritionist, Cooking through Cancer Treatment to Recovery offers over 100 quick and delicious recipes that provide nutrients essential at each stage of treatment while avoiding proinflammatory foods such as processed sugars, dairy, and gluten that may increase side effects. The recipes in this user-friendly cookbook:

  • Will not interfere or reduce the effectiveness of conventional treatment
  • Address the most common side effects of conventional treatment such as diarrhea, fatigue, insomnia, nausea, joint pain, chemo brain, and loss of appetite
  • Use widely available ingredients and are easy to prepare
  • Are packed with flavor and aesthetic appeal
  • Provide essential vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients
  • Complement each other for a therapeutic balance of protein, good fats, carbohydrates, and fiber

A wonderful book and [an] invaluable asset.The recipes are original and delicious and the comments prior to each recipe make them feel like gifts from a friend.î

Patricia L. Dawson, MD, PHD, FACS , Medical Director, Swedish Cancer Institute Breast Program, and Medical Director , The True Family Women's Cancer Center

What an incredibly practical and delicious resource for people in all phases of their journey with and beyond cancer.Ö This is the sort of information my patients are hungry for.

Donald I. Abrams, MD, Integrative Oncologist, University of California San Francisco

An essential resource for anyone facing cancer and for those who love them. Whether you are gluten sensitive, vegan, or a robust meat eater, you will find recipes with nutritional values for every stage of cancer treatment and beyond in this treasure chest of a cookbook.

Sara O'Connell, Founder and Executive Director, Cancer Resource Centers of Endocino County, Recipient of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation 2007 Community Health Leaders Award, and two-time breast cander survivor

Lisa A. Pricer, ND is a naturopathic physician specializing in complementary cancer care. She is currently in private practice in Seattle, Washington, and is an adjunct faculty member at Bastyr University. Dr. Price was a National Institute of Health Research Fellow (2005ñ2010).

Susan Gins, MA, MS, CN, was voted ìBest Nutritionist in Seattleî by City Search. She directs Nourish, a successful nutrition practice, and gives presentations to public and private organizations.

Product Details

  • Publication Date February 18, 2015
  • Page Count 200
  • Product Form Paperback / softback
  • ISBN 13 9781936303809

About The Author(s)

Lisa Price ND

Lisa A. Price, ND, practices at Northwest Natural Health Clinic, in conjunction and collaboration with medical oncologists and radiologists in major conventional cancer centers in Seattle, Tacoma and Puyallup, Washington. She was a National Institute of Health Research Fellow (2005-2010) and is currently an adjunct faculty member at Bastyr University. Price has a Bachelor of Science degree in biochemistry and microbiology, and completed her Master of Science graduate work in the biochemistry at the State University of New York, Syracuse. Prior to becoming a naturopathic physician she worked professionally as a research scientist.

Susan Gins MA, MS, CN

Susan Gins, MA, MS, CN, was voted “Best Nutritionist in Seattle” by City Search. She owns and directs Nourish, a successful nutrition practice, and is an Adjunct Professor of Nutrition at Bastyr University. Gins has worked with various public and private organizations including the Food and Drug Administration and Starbuck’s and was a lecturer and cooking teacher at Cancer Lifeline, a major cancer support organization in the Pacific Northwest.

Table of Contents

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Contents

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Introduction

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Food as Medicine

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For Every Stage of Cancer Therapy

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For Specific Stages of Cancer Therapy

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How to Use This Book

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Shopping List

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Breakfast

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Lunch

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Dinner

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Side Dishes

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Snacks

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Desserts

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Eating as a Prescription

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Beverages

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Quick Glance Chart of Recipes with Treatment Phases and Targeted Side Effects

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Common Foods and Their Nutrient Content

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Cancer Support Resources

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Bibliography

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Acknowledgments

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Index

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Interview With The Author

Cooking Through Cancer Treatment to Recovery