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.
RD, CSO, LD
Peiffer, Mary Beth
RDN, CSO, LD, CDE
News & Resources
Skillet Couscous with Vegetables
1 Tablespoon olive oil 1 zucchini, chopped 1 yellow bell pepper, chopped ½ red onion, chopped 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved 2 cloves garlic, minced, ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon
Thyme-Lemon Marinated Chicken
2 small lemons, zested and juiced 2 TB fresh or 1 TB dried thyme, chopped 1 clove or ½ tsp. minced garlic ¼ cup olive oil Fresh ground pepper and
Focus on Food Safety
Beth and I recently held our 1st true Cooking Demo since the pandemic! One of the items we prepared was grilled chicken. As dietitians we are concerned about food safety because
Very Veggie and Beef Chili
This chunky beef chili with vegetables is a hearty meal that can be made with either ground beef or ground turkey breast. For the recipe click here!
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Special Nutrition Needs.
A collection of our most popular recipes from our dietitians. LEARN MORE