Good Nutrition Contributes to a Good Life.
Coping with changes in your eating habits may seem overwhelming, but eating the right foods before, during, and after your treatment contributes to your healing process. A healthy diet is important for:
- Maintaining a healthy weight
- Supplying the body with fuel and nutrients for repair and healing
- Preventing recurrence of the cancer or the development of new cancer
Choosing a low-fat, plant-based diet has been proven to help the reduce risk for certain kinds of cancer.
General Diet Tips for Better Health
Your Personal Dietitian Will Work With You
Part of our cutting-edge care for cancer patients includes providing access to a certified oncology dietitian, specially trained to help maintain nutritional balance. First, you can meet with your dietitian for a private consultation. Then, your dietitian will listen to your individual circumstances and together you will create an individualized nutrition plan that adapts to your unique needs and goals.
Special Nutrition Needs
Calcium Vitamin D for Bone Health
Diet for Constipation
Diet for Diarrhea
Increasing Calories & Protein
Nutrition During Chemotherapy
Meet Your Team
Our oncology dietitians, Beth Beckett and Mary Beth Peiffer, are available to help cancer patients and their families. Click below to learn more about Beth and Mary Beth.
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Author: Sara Welch INGREDIENTS 3 cups watermelon cubed or balled 1 1/2 cups sliced cucumber seeds removed 2 tablespoons mint, thinly sliced 1/3 cup feta cheese crumbled 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon lime juice INSTRUCTIONS Place the watermelon, cucumber and mint in a large bowl.
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