Tag: nutrition

Proper Nutrition Aids in Cancer Recovery

veggies and stock potGuest Bloggers: Mackenzie Souza, RD, LDN, and Elizabeth Lundy, RD, LDN, Dietitians, Cancer Center

Receiving a cancer diagnosis can be overwhelming. There’s significant emotional, as well as physical, stress that comes with managing this disease, from receiving a diagnosis, reviewing treatment options, managing medications, and coping with symptoms.

Amid all this, managing nutritional needs can become challenging. There are countless books, news specials, magazine articles, and blog posts about food and cancer. Many of these make sensationalist claims but lack medical proof. It’s a registered dietitian that can help oncology patients and their families integrate good nutrition into their cancer care.

Slow Cooker Turkey Chili

turkey_chiliAnother great fall recipe for chilly days and cooler nights. This recipe was a winner in our Simply Slow Cookin’ contest. Congratulations to Maria Narducci, Community Medical Group, Central MA Ob/Gyn, Shrewsbury, MA

Slow Cooker Zucchini Lasagna

zucchini lasagnaTry your garden zucchini in this recipe. This recipe was a winner in our Simply Slow Cookin’ contest. Congratulations to Autum Kukowski, Pediatric Urology, UMass Memorial Children’s Medical Center – University Campus, Worcester, MA

Breaking News: Cauliflower Replaces Carbs

cauliflower pizzaDo you feel like you have too many carbohydrates in your diet? You can still have some of your favorite dishes, but replace the starch with cauliflower. You may have heard that the more colorful your plate, the better, but this white vegetable has benefits all around. Because of how versatile it is, you can use it to replace grains and legumes in your diet with just a little extra prep work. Here’s why you need to add cauliflower to your grocery list.