Cancer Cookbook Fights Metallic Taste

People stop eating during cancer treatments because food is no longer enjoyable. During chemotherapy, food begins to taste disgusting, smell terrible, and can hurt when we eat it. This creates a horrible eating experience every time we try to eat. Over time, we begin to become discouraged and begin to avoid eating food all together.

20 - 50% of all cancer related deaths are due to Systematic Starvation (cachexia). This shockingly high figure is even higher in terminal cancer patients with starvation accounting for 80% of cancer related deaths.

As a cancer supporter, our mission is to teach you HOW to adjust your cooking so your food no longer tastes disgusting! We teach you how to make your food taste great during and after cancer treatment by learning how to adjust flavor in your cooking. Our easy to understand cooking techniques help cancer fighters take one more bite of your food to help fight off starvation. Our goal is to help you take back a part of your life that cancer has taken away... the simple enjoyment of eating good tasting food.

We recommend that you begin by reading our Cooking for Chemo Tips and Techniques section before you dive right into the recipes. It is not the recipes, but the understanding of chemotherapy side-effects and our cooking techniques that allow you to be successful in this venture. We also recommend picking up a copy of our cancer cookbook, Cooking for Chemo ...and After!, for a complete experience learning the Cooking for Chemo techniques.

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chef ryan teaching a continuing education classChef Ryan would love the opportunity to speak at your oncology center, cancer support organization, or cancer hospital.

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Continuing Education Classes for healthcare providers, dietitians, and LCSW's that can qualify for one hour of contact time or longer.

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Cooking for Chemo ...and After! (Second Edition OUT NOW!)

The MUST HAVE Cancer Cookbook!

Food doesn’t have to taste disgusting anymore! 

With this book, you will learn how to use common sense cooking techniques, to fix the flavor of the food that YOU want to eat.

This New and Improved Second Edition of Cooking for Chemo… and After! is an innovative, exciting, and practical resource for cancer fighters and their caregivers. Written with ease of use in mind, Chef Ryan guides you through the taste and flavor changes that cancer fighters face every day all around the world. This handy cancer cookbook is indispensable in any library of anyone who is fighting cancer, or involved in fighting cancer anywhere in the world.

Cooking for Chemo ...and After! teaches you how to combat starvation, by understanding how to adjust flavor in your cooking. This enables you to combat the most common eating related chemotherapy side effects and empowers you to live a higher quality of life during cancer treatments. What’s Inside Cooking for Chemo … and After! is a fully interactive how-to-cook cookbook. This 2016 Gourmand Award winning book is broken up into three major categories: Foundations of Cooking for Chemo This section teaches you: the basics of flavor, how you perceive flavors, where flavors come from, and how you perceive flavors when you cook and eat. Application of Cooking for Chemo This section builds on the understandings of flavor, and then teaches you how to accommodate for the most common eating related side effects. Each side effect has its own information dedicated to addressing each issue with proven techniques and strategies that work. These cooking techniques work with all dietary preferences and restrictions.

Implementation of Cooking for Chemo Once you have the two first sections understood, we have included many recipes for you to practice what you have just learned. All of these recipes have the Cooking for Chemo techniques built into them and form the basis for learning how to cook using the Cooking for Chemo techniques. This is broken up logically by type of meal and then alphabetically to make this book very user friendly! Recipe sections include: Main Dishes, Side Dishes, Snack Recipes, Soup Recipes, Smoothie Recipes, and Sauce Recipes.

Bonus Material In addition to this, Cooking for Chemo is filled with tons of bonus content to help make learning easy.

Tasting Journal Pages that allow you to make notes on recipes that you cooked so that you can improve or adjust them for next time.

Herbs and Spices Chart that lists out all major herbs and spices and their uses and functions in a dish.

Review Questions to get you to think about how to apply what you just learned to your unique situation.

At-Home Activities that encourage you to become a hands-on learner and practice the information you learn in your own home.

Standard to Metric Conversion Charts for our friends and loved ones that live outside of the USA.

American English to British English Dictionary. Not sure what an eggplant or cornmeal is? We have a dictionary for that!

If you are newly diagnosed with cancer or have a loved one going through cancer treatments, there is no better cancer cookbook that you can buy to help you through your cancer journey. Cooking for Chemo ...and After! is recommended by numerous cancer support organizations, cancer fighters, and cancer survivors, and healthcare professionals all over the world. Find out why people LOVE Cooking for Chemo and buy your copy today!

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