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Fighting Cancer In the The Cancer Fighting Kitchen
Magic mineral broth
When you watched the video did you hear Rebecca say this broth has lots of potassium and magnesium? These minerals frequently are deficient in athletes and people who are going through chemotherapy. This is just one of the reasons this book is a good weapon in your fight against cancer.
One Of My Own Receipes
Quick And Easy Broth
Ingredients: Swiss Chard, Organic chicken broth mix, Pico De Gallo.
Snip two leaves of Swiss Chard into a micro wave safe bowl with two cups of hot water. Microwave on high 2 minutes. Mix in chicken bouillon according to directions. Add a tablespoon of pico de gallo return to microwave and heat another two minutes. Drink a cup of this lovely soup when done; save a cup for later to hydrate and invigorate..
Weapons For Your Arsenal
Joy is one of the strongest weapon for fighting cancer. Other powerful weapons can be found in your garden. They are the herbs and healthy fresh foods that stimulate your immune system. The Cancer-Fighting Kitchen by Rebecca Katz is a good resource for learning how to use these powerful tools in the battle against cancer also.
was recommended by the dietitian at our gym. I had just started the second round of chemotherapy in 15 years. My eldest son gave it to me for Mother's Day. He remembered the first round of chemo as an 11 year old and wasn't looking forward to this one. Our dietitian friend said this book is an excellent resource for coping with cancer. With a science background, scienitic work appeals to me. This cook book is scientifically researched. Ms Katz has a masters degree in nutrition and is a chef as well. She relied on doctors knowledge and science to create this book, which, is truly a wonderful encouragement for the person or family member who has received the blow of a cancer diagnosis. The Cancer-Fighting Kitchen
One day when I went to chemotherapy I took my copy of the Cancer-Fighting Kitchen.
This is truly a weapon for your cancer fighting arsenal.
The man sitting next to me needed hope. His cancer had taken a turn for the worse he and his wife didn't know what to do. They kept saying,"It is what it is." They sounded defeated and ready to grasp any kind of hope. That was when I showed them Cancer-Fighting Kitchen.
We all know people who have died from cancer. My goal is to make sure that people don't suffer through cancer treatment unnecessarily. During a discussion about living life to the fullest one of my young friends told about her dad. His last year of his life, cancer treatments made his life terrible. All there was to his life was misery. This book illustrates ways to ameliorate suffering. This book is well researched and easy to digest.
Yum! Yum! Yum!
I had heard of FASS but it never seemed important. I had difficulty eating and FASS was suddenly very important. When good tasting food seemed an impossibility and my mouth was full of sores FASS saved the day. FASS refers to Fat, Acid, Salt, and Sweet as cooking tools that adjust the flavor of food. It was fascinating to learn how these four items can fine tune food so people in chemo therapy can eat. Eating the right foods and drinking the right fluids helps you recover between treatments. Rebecca Katz in The Cancer Fighting Kitchen does an amazing job of guiding you to the right foods. There are is also a practical guide to using FASS to make food palatable on days when your mouth has a metallic taste or all things taste like cardboard. You don't have to be a victim, but you do need help when you are going through cancer treatments..
Strategies For Success
This book also gives you strategies for successfully surviving cancer treatments. My Clinical trials nurse told me to get a team together for support. Unable to organize my way out of a paper bag and the whole idea seemed daunting. Good news, there is an entire chapter called Strategies for Thriving during Treatment. In this chapter the author talks about everything from getting your support team together to exercising for a good attitude. A good attitude helps your support team feel appreciated. I am a huge fan of good attitudes. That doesn't mean I am good at having one, just that I really appreciated them. Do you best to appreciate those around you. Those around you will love you for it.
Recipes For Success
Most of the recipes are very simple, delicious and easy to prepare. Each recipe has notes that tell the preparation time, calories count and cancer fighting properties of each ingredient. My favorite recipe is the magic mineral broth. There are days during chemo when eating is difficult, but you have to get nutrients somehow. The magic mineral broth is packed with the fuel your body needs. It goes down smoothly. Using F.A.S.S. to tweak it to your individual taste so it might taste good too. There are frozen recipes for days when mouth sores keep you from eating much. Every recipe is chosen for high density nutritional value and good taste.
You have to read this book whether you have cancer, are caring for someone with cancer, or just know someone with cancer. Whoever you are you can make a difference in someones cancer fight.
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