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Best Cancer Nutrition Books Reviewed & Ranked

While there are many courses and tutorials online, learning from a book is still one of the best ways to greatly improve your skills. Below I have selected top Cancer Nutrition books.

1. Beating Cancer with Nutrition (Fourth Edition) Rev (2005)

Best Cancer Nutrition Books Reviewed & RankedThere is good news in the “war on cancer”. Optimal nutrition coupled with appropriate medical treatment can dramatically improve the quality and quantity of life and chances for a complete remission for most cancer patients. A well-nourished cancer patient can better manage the disease. Cancer is the number two cause of death in America and the developed nations of the world with one out of four dying from cancer and 38% of women and 43% of men projected to develop cancer over their lifetime. While the overall death rate from cancer has not appreciably declined since the start of the multi-trillion…
Author(s): Patrick Quillin

2. American Cancer Society Complete Guide to Nutrition for Cancer Survivors: Eating Well, Staying Well During and After Cancer (2010)

Best Cancer Nutrition Books Reviewed & Ranked2011 American Medical Writers Association Award, Health Care Consumers; 2011 National Indie Excellence Award, Cancer; 2011 Mom’s Choice Awards, Gold, Adult Books; 2011 Next Generation Indie Book Award, Diet/Food/Nutrition ——— Written for consumers, patients, and families seeking reliable information about nutritional support for people with cancer, this comprehensive guide offers the latest information about using nutrition to optimal advantage during the cancer journey. Also discussed is the role of sound nutritional choices before, during, and after cancer therapy and how they can help…
Author(s): Grant MS RD CSO LD, Barbara, Bloch PhD RD, AbS., et al.

3. Anticancer: A New Way of Life (2017)

Best Cancer Nutrition Books Reviewed & Ranked  David Servan-Schreiber was a rising neuroscientist with his own brain imaging laboratory when, in the middle of an equipment test, he discovered a tumor the size of a walnut in his own brain. Forced to confront what medicine knows about cancer, and all that we still do not know, Servan-Schreiber marshaled his will to live and set out to understand the complex inner workings of the body’s natural cancer-fighting capabilities. He soon found himself on a decades-long journey from disease and relapse into scientific exploration and, finally, a new view of health.   Anticancer is at once the moving story of one…
Author(s): Servan-Schreiber MD PhD, David

4. The Essential Cancer Treatment Nutrition Guide and Cookbook: Includes 150 Healthy and Delicious Recipes (2012)

Best Cancer Nutrition Books Reviewed & RankedRecent research indicates that diet can influence a patient’s cancer treatment and survival rate as well as help to manage the side effects. This book has been written for both patients and caregivers and addresses the unique requirements of a patient undergoing cancer treatment. A patient’s waxing and waning appetite and ability to maintain optimal nutritional requirements are severely challenged during treatment, so the book provides integral information on how to deal with these challenges. From managing the side effects of treatment with particular foods and nutrients, to make-ahead meals that can be frozen…
Author(s): LaMantia RD, Jean, Berinstein MD, Neil

5. Keto for Cancer: Ketogenic Metabolic Therapy as a Targeted Nutritional Strategy (2017)

Best Cancer Nutrition Books Reviewed & RankedA Comprehensive Guide for Patients and Practitioners Although evidence supporting the benefits of ketogenic diet therapies continues to mount, there is little to guide those who wish to adopt this diet as a metabolic therapy for cancer. Keto for Cancer fills this need. Inspired by the work of Dr. Thomas N. Seyfried, PhD, nutritionist Miriam Kalamian has written the first book to lay out comprehensive guidelines that specifically address the many challenges associated with cancer, and particularly the deep nutritional overhaul involved with the ketogenic diet. Kalamian, a leading voice in the keto movement, is driven by passion from her…
Author(s): Kalamian EdM MS CNS, Miriam, Thomas N. Seyfried

6. Cancer-Free with Food: A Step-by-Step Plan with 100+ Recipes to Fight Disease, Nourish Your Body & Restore Your Health (2019)

Best Cancer Nutrition Books Reviewed & RankedIf you want to fight cancer, what should you eat?Food is medicine. By now, this important message has made its way from holistic circles to the mainstream. To ward off cancer and decrease its risk, meals specially formulated to nourish, soothe, and fortify can be an important part of treatment. But what foods work best? That remains frustratingly elusive and time-consuming to research.Happily, author Liana Werner-Gray–known for her best-selling books including The Earth Diet and 10-Minute Recipes–has done the research for you. Within these pages she has…
Author(s): Werner Gray, Liana, Hyman MD, Mark

7. The Wisdom and Healing Power of Whole Foods: The Ultimate Handbook for Using Whole Foods and Lifestyle Changes to Bolster Your Body’s Ability to Repair and Regulate Itself (2009)

Best Cancer Nutrition Books Reviewed & RankedThe Ultimate Handbook for Using Whole Foods and Lifestyle Changes to Bolster Your Body’s Ability to Repair and Regulate Itself America is at the brink of a health care meltdown. Whole foods and harnessing nature’s wisdom may provide the answers to many of our health challenges. In this landmark book, an internationally respected nutritionist and author tackles the complex subject of how foods can prevent and even reverse common health ailments. This book offers the best of science without complex terms, and conveys the simple message that whole foods contain an elegant array of known essential nutrients that…
Author(s): Patrick Quillin

8. Anti-Cancer Smoothies: Healing With Superfoods: 35 Delicious Smoothie Recipes to Fight Cancer, Live Healthy and Boost Your Energy (2015)

Best Cancer Nutrition Books Reviewed & RankedAnti-Cancer Diet, Cancer Fighting Foods, and Cancer Nutrition Whether you have cancer or you’re at risk of cancer because of your family history – the way you eat can have a major impact on your health and your ability to fight or manage your disease. Cancer is notorious for sapping the strength and nutrition out of a person’s body. You’ll need to replace a lot of the vitamins, nutrients and minerals that certain drugs and treatments deplete. Tasty and healthy ingredients are not all these smoothies bring to the table. There’s also the convenience that’s provided by a meal…
Author(s): Linda H. Harris

9. Cancer Nutrition and Recipes For Dummies (2013)

Best Cancer Nutrition Books Reviewed & RankedCancer treatments such as surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation can be as hard on the body as the disease itself, and detailed nutritional advice is usually not part of the program. Yet eating the right foods can actually help lessen the strength of some of the most powerful symptoms of cancer and the side effects of treatment, allowing the patient to better fight the disease. Now, Cancer Nutrition & Recipes For Dummies is your trusted, informative guide to fighting cancer from the inside out. Designed for cancer patients and their families, Cancer Nutrition & Recipes…
Author(s): Christina T. Loguidice, Maurie Markman , et al.

10. Cancer Secrets: An Integrative Oncologist Reveals How You Can Defeat Cancer Using the Best of Modern Medicine and Alternative Therapies (2018)

Best Cancer Nutrition Books Reviewed & RankedCancer is the second leading cause of death in the United States, and will soon overtake heart disease as the #1 killer. This year alone in the United States, there will be 1.7 million new cancer cases, and over 600,000 cancer deaths. The lifetime risk of developing cancer is now 1 in 3 people, and is quickly approaching 1 in 2. Despite billions of dollars devoted to cancer research, we are no closer to a cure. Sadly, we are losing the war on cancer. Patients diagnosed with cancer, as well as their family and friends, are left with a difficult…
Author(s): Jonathan Stegall

11. Nutrition and the Autonomic Nervous System: The Scientific Foundations of the Gonzalez Protocol ()

Best Cancer Nutrition Books Reviewed & RankedWINNER OF 2018 BOOK EXCELLENCE AWARD in the Diet & Nutrition Category. In this groundbreaking book, Dr. Nicholas Gonzalez (developer of The Gonzalez Protocol for the treatment of cancer and many other degenerative diseases) explains the importance of nutrition in maintaining and restoring the autonomic nervous system balance that is so crucial to good health. He describes how individual variation in nervous system function means that different individuals require different types of diets (ranging from largely raw food and vegetarian to diets high in fatty red meat, and every variation in between) in order to achieve good…
Author(s): Jan 1, 2017

12. Breast Cancer Smoothies: 100 Delicious, Research-Based Recipes for Prevention and Recovery (2016)

Best Cancer Nutrition Books Reviewed & RankedThe statistics are staggering. Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer among women–About 1 in 8 U.S. women (about 12%) will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. Second only to heart disease by a mere one percent, every ounce of prevention and every window of opportunity for healing is critical. In order to reduce the risk of developing this common disease, you need a targeted plan to protect yourself from common breast toxins and to strengthen your immune defenses.In her…
Author(s): Daniella Chace

Best Cancer Nutrition Books Reviewed & Ranked

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some cancer nutrition books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Keto for Cancer: Ketogenic Metabolic Therapy as a Targeted Nutritional Strategy

Author(s): Miriam Kalamian
Publisher: Chelsea Green, Year: 2017, Size: 2 Mb, Download: azw3
ID: 2216194

The Meals to Heal cookbook : 150 easy, nutritionally balanced recipes to nourish you during your fight with cancer

Author(s): Bratton, Susan; Iannotta, Jessica
Publisher: Da Capo Press;Da Capo Lifelong Books, Year: 2016, Size: 18 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2071096

CHINESE MEDICINE IN CANCER CARE: Herbs-Acupuncture-Qi gong-Nutrition-Prevention

Author(s): Niko Trian
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, Year: 2016, Size: 2 Mb, Download: mobi
ID: 2320166

Advances in Nutrition and Cancer

Author(s): Elio Riboli , Vincenzo Zappia, Salvatore Panico, Gian Luigi Russo, Alfredo Budillon, Fulvio Della Ragione (eds.)
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, Year: 2014, Size: 6 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1033375

The Cancer Wellness Cookbook: Smart Nutrition and Delicious Recipes for People Living with Cancer

Author(s): Kimberly Mathai MS RD CDE, Olivia Brent, Julie Hopper
Publisher: Sasquatch Books, Year: 2014, Size: 14 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 1172529

Nutritional Epidemiology of Breast Cancer

Author(s): Alvaro Luis Ronco, Eduardo De Stéfani
Publisher: Springer Netherlands, Year: 2012, Size: 4 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 823675

Esophageal Cancer – Cell and Molecular Biology, Biomarkers, Nutrition and Treatment

Author(s): Ferdous Rastgar Jazii
Publisher: , Year: 2012, Size: 6 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 841920

Nutrition, Diet and Cancer

Author(s): Ramamurthi Vidya Priyadarsini, Siddavaram Nagini , Sharmila Shankar, Rakesh K. Srivastava (eds.)
Publisher: Springer Netherlands, Year: 2012, Size: 9 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 841925

Please note that this booklist is not errorless. Some books are truly best-sellers according to Los Angeles Times, others are drafted by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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