The statistics of developing cancer in the Western world are shocking but by making simple changes to your diet you can help to reduce your risk. The 50 delicious, nutritious recipes for cancer-beating eating featured in this book are endorsed by the Royal Marsden Hospital - Europe's largest cancer centre.
One in three people in the western world will develop cancer. One in four will die of the disease. But simple changes to your diet can reduce the risk. This book explains the connection between what you eat and the risk of cancer, and includes helpful constructive advice. It also contains 50 delicious, health-boosting recipes.
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Dr Clare Shaw is a state registered dietician who has worked in the area of cancer and diet for 16 years. She currently works with cancer patients at The Royal Marsden Hospital. Dr Shaw has written numerous articles for patients and health care professionals. Sara Lewis is an experienced home economist and food writer. She was the cookery editor of Practical Parenting magazine for over 12 years and is the author of many cookery books including Good Food for Mums and Slow Cooker.
Table of Contents
Introduction 6; Cancer Explained 8; What is cancer? Who it affects; The most common types; The Diet-Cancer Link 16; The research and evidence for the link between cancer and what we eat; Which foods may protect against cancer; Which foods can cause cancer; Positive Eating 24; Changing your diet to reduce risk; Key foods to include; What to avoid; I've got cancer: what about my diet during treatment? Frequently Asked Questions 38; Expert answers to common questions including: Is raw or cooked better? What about soya? Should I go organic? Are additives a threat? The Recipes 46; Breakfast; Including: Blueberry and Yogurt Smoothie; Carrot and Orange Muffins; Sticky Sunflower Seed and Cranberry Bars; Blackcurrant Drop Scones; Almond and Apricot Muesli; Light Bites; Including: Coconut and Lentil Soup; Wilted Spinach and Cannellini Bean Salad; Roasted Vegetable Risotto; Lemon Rice Salad; Wild Rocket and Roasted Vine Tomatoes; Main Meals; Including: Lemon Chicken with Roasted Paprika Potato Wedges; Salmon Fishcakes with Tangy Pepper Relish; Roast Cod with Beetroot Mash; Pan-fried Tuna with Mango Salsa; For Vegetarians; Including: Carrot Tagine with Dates and Apricots; Griddled Vegetables and Goat's Cheese; Pasta with Watercress and Dolcelatte Sauce; Roasted Peppers with Quinoa; Desserts; Including: Baked Berry Fruits; Frozen Honey and Ginger Yogurt; Raspberry Brulee; Pawpaw and Lychee Salad; Pan-fried Peaches with Blueberry Coulls; Cakes and Bakes; Including: Chunky Chocolate and Oatmeal Cookies; Lemon Polenta Cake; Apricot and Cinnamon Scones; Fruit Cake with Stem Ginger
Cancer: The Power of Food by Clare Shaw
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