The Experts Weigh In: What to Eat When You Have Cancer

Seven top diet and cancer professionals (including an oncologist with culinary training, an integrative medicine nutritionist, and a chef) share tips and advice for what to eat when battling cancer to help bring joy back to the table. By: Maureen Callahan, MS, RD

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Nutrient-Dense and Low-Cal Recipes to Try
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Nutrient-Dense and Low-Cal Recipes to Try

The side effects of cancer treatments have been known to cause weight gain in some and weight loss in others. The first three recipes are nutrient dense while the others pack in fewer calories but the same great taste.

 Cilantro-Lime Chicken with Avocado Salsa
 Blueberry Power Smoothie
 Toasted Almond and Pecorino Snap Peas
 Avocado-Mango Salsa with Roasted Corn Chips (low cal)
 Sunshine Smoothie (low cal)

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