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If you need ideas for what to cook at home for your loved one who is going through cancer treatment or recovering after treatment, this is a great place to start. These recipe resources and ecookbooks can give you a solid foundation for cooking for your family. They can also be a great place to direct family and friends who want to help out you and your loved one as part of your support network.

 

Food Safety:

Food Safety for People with Cancer: A Need-to-Know Guide for Those Who have been Diagnosed with Cancer
USDA & FDA
Published by the US Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration and gives practical guidance on reducing the risk of foodborne illness when preparing food at home.

 

E-book Cookbooks:

Down Home Healthy Cooking
National Cancer Institute

The Cancer Survivor’s Guide: Foods that Help You Fight Back
Physician’s Committee for Responsible Medicine
This is a whole foods, plant based cookbook put out by the Physician’s Committee for Responsible Medicine.

Heal Well (Healthy Eating and Active Living): A Cancer Nutrition Guide
American Institute for Cancer Research
This is a nutrition guide put together by the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR,) LIVESTRONG Foundation and Savor Health, as a resource on diet, nutrition and physical activity for patients and families both during and after cancer treatment.

 

Searchable Recipe Resources:

Healthy Recipes Index
American Cancer Society
Search for healthy recipes that are broken down by categories: Appetizers, Main Dishes, and Sweet Treats.

Pink Ribbon Cooking
Pink Ribbon Cooking
Website for finding and sharing recipes geared towards breast cancer patients and their families.

 

 

 

 

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