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The Cancer-Fighting Kitchen: Nourishing, Big-Flavor Recipes for Cancer Treatment and Recoveryby Rebecca Katz
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A revised edition with new recipes and updated research on the best foods to eat to fight cancer
A comprehensive, holistic, and practical plan for cancer prevention and recovery, now completely revised and updated.
Grounded in documented research from leading medical institutions—along with studies of the worlds healthiest populations—nutrition educator Verne Varona has developed a breakthrough nutritional and lifestyle program for immunity building and cancer prevention and recovery.
As the executive chef-in-residence of one of the countrys
Cancer patients and their caretakers want science-based recipes that are tasty, healthy, and easy to prepare. "The Cancer-Fighting Kitchen" includes numerous recipes along with a full nutritional analysis for each one.
About the Author
As the senior chef-in-residence and nutritional educator at one of the countrys leading cancer wellness centers, REBECCA KATZ, MS, is the culinary link bringing together physicians and patients with a common goal: eating well to maximize cancer treatments, minimize side effects, and improve outcomes. She is the founder of the Inner Cook, a Bay Area culinary practice that specializes in meeting the specific nutritional and appetite needs of cancer patients, and a senior chef at Commonweal Cancer Help Program in Marin County, California. Katz has been a guest chef and lecturer at top academic medical centers throughout the country, including the annual Food As Medicine conference. Visit www.rebeccakatz.com for more information.
MAT EDELSON is an award-winning medical, science, and sports journalist and the former director of the Johns Hopkins Health News Minute, a nationally syndicated consumer health radio feature. He lives in Baltimore, Maryland.
Table of Contents
Foreword • vii
Acknowledgments • ix
Introduction • 1
Chapter 1: Cancer-Fighting Tool Kit • 8
Chapter 2: Strategies for Thriving during Treatment • 42
Chapter 3: Nourishing Soups and Broths • 52
Chapter 4: Vital Vegetables • 76
Chapter 5: Protein-Building Foods • 100
Chapter 6: Anytime Foods • 124
Chapter 7: Tonics and Elixirs • 154
Chapter 8: Dollops of Yum! • 172
Chapter 9: Sweet Bites • 190
Resources • 208
Bibliography • 213
Index • 217
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