A healthy diet is an important part of a head and neck cancer patient’s journey before, during, and after treatment. Eating healthy can help prevent weight loss, lack of appetite, and other side effects of head and neck cancer treatment. It can also help you feel better and respond better to your cancer treatment.
Diet & Nutrition
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.
These fish tacos make a fresh and delicious lunch or dinner. They are nutritionally balanced because they are high in protein, fiber, and antioxidants.
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.
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.
This breakfast is perfect for a weekend morning and can also feed a crowd for brunch. It is high in protein and a good source of fiber, which can help keep you feeling full until lunch. It is also adaptable because you can substitute any vegetable or cheese you may have on hand. Enjoy with a side of fruit and a cup of your favorite herbal tea for a delightful and filling breakfast.
This Sweet Potato Chili has a balanced and smooth flavor. It is an ideal tomato-free chili recipe for cancer patients who have difficulty swallowing and/or mouth sores from treatment and/or who are sensitive to acidity.