Diet & Nutrition

Diet & Nutrition

Eating healthy is important during cancer treatment and after treatment has ended, as you navigate survivorship. Learn tips to maintain a healthy diet at every step of your journey, including coping with treatment-related eating problems and creating a healthy lifestyle plan.
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Read March 30, 2021

5 Cancer Support Resources for National Nutrition Month

A healthy diet is an important part of anyone’s care, including those who have been impacted by cancer. When National Nutrition Month rolls around each March, it’s a good reminder to make a commitment to healthy eating habits. Here, we share five CSC resources to help you get started.
Quinoa Tabbouleh
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Quinoa Tabbouleh

Perfect for a lunch, light dinner, or side dish, this quinoa tabbouleh is nutritionally balanced and full of bright flavors. Unlike traditional tabbouleh, this version is high in protein and fiber with the use of whole grain quinoa. For a complete meal, add seasoned ground chicken or turkey breast for a fresh and hearty salad.
Turkey Meatballs with Butternut Squash Dipping Sauce
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Turkey Meatballs with Butternut Squash Dipping Sauce

These delicious meatballs are a nutritious treat that can be served as a snack or a meal. Using turkey instead of ground beef makes these much leaner and easier on the digestive system, yet still a good source of protein.
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Turkey and Barley Vegetable Soup

This soup is comforting and delicious and is a great option for those who have trouble swallowing. It is also high in protein, which is important for healing, and a good source of fiber, which helps promote healthy bowel movements.