ISBN-13: 9780778802983 / Angielski / Miękka / 2012 / 320 str.
Information that meets the unique and specialized nutritional needs for individuals undergoing treatment. Recent research indicates that diet can influence a patient's cancer treatment and survival rate as well as help to manage the side effects. This book has been written for both patients and caregivers and addresses the unique requirements of a patient undergoing cancer treatment. A patient's waxing and waning appetite and ability to maintain optimal nutritional requirements are severely challenged during treatment, so the book provides integral information on how to deal with these challenges. From managing the side effects of treatment with particular foods and nutrients, to make-ahead meals that can be frozen and reheated at a moment's notice, to foods that are simply more palatable to a patient depending on what stage of treatment they're in. The 150 recipes will also be tabbed and categorized according to their suitability in the stage of treatment, making meal preparation easier. In addition to the recipes specially selected to meet the needs of cancer patients, this book covers: