Nutrition

Holiday Food Safety Do’s and Don’ts
11.13.2018 hopeful

As friends and family gather to celebrate, it’s important to be mindful of food safety practices when cooking your feast. This is especially important if you’re expecting anyone who is immunosuppressed, like cancer patients currently in treatment.

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Dear Hope - Nothing Tastes Good

If you’ve ever gone through chemo, you probably experienced “metal mouth,” the tinny taste that can make a meal inedible. Here is a tip that should help.

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9 Ways to Fight Appetite Loss During Cancer Treatment
6.26.2018 hopeful

Patients who lose their desire to eat face the possibility of additional side effects at a time when the body needs every available physical resource. Here are nine steps to take right now, to fight appetite loss.

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3 Super-Easy Snacks for Combating Weight Loss During Treatment
6.12.2018 hopeful

During cancer treatment such as chemotherapy or radiation, one of the major areas of concern for most patients is weight loss. Here are super-easy snacks that incorporate extra calories into your diet.

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Cancer Prevention Nutrition
5.14.2018 hopeful

Many people feel like there is nothing they can do to reduce their cancer risk, but in reality, there are easy, practical steps people can take each day.

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14 Foods to Avoid During Cancer Treatment and Recovery
4.23.2018 hopeful

No matter how good a particular food may sound, there are some that should be avoided during cancer treatment and recovery, due to their increased risk of foodborne illness on an already weakened immune system.

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