CANCER SURVIVOR'S GUIDE - Updated Edition
Foods That Help You Fight Back!
Researchers have been investigating how food choices can help prevent cancer and, when cancer has been diagnosed, how nutrition can improve survival. The links between diet and cancer are nothing short of dramatic. Certain dietary patterns seem to have a major effect, helping people diagnosed with cancer to live longer, healthier lives. Written by physician and researcher Neal Barnard, MD, Jennifer Reilly, RD, and Susan Levin, MS, RD, The Cancer Survivor’s Guide provides comprehensive advice you can put to work right now. You’ll have empowering information on how simple, everyday choices can improve your health and well-being:
■ the most up-to-date science behind how a plant-based diet provides cancer-fighting compounds and immune-boosting nutrients that cells need to be healthy
■ new information on the effects of diets high in animal protein on rates of colon cancer and the relationship of soy foods to breast cancer.
■ more than 130 delicious, easy-to-prepare recipes
■ a comprehensive list of the latest references and resources for further information on diet and cancer.
This guide is a part of The Cancer Project’s Food For Life nutrition education program. The Cancer Project is a nonprofit organization dedicated to cancer prevention and survival through nutrition, research of cancer causes, education, and advocacy.