American Cancer Society Complete Guide to Nutrition for Cancer Survivors
by Barbara L. Grant, MS, RD, CSO, LD; Abby S. Block, PhD, RD; Kathryn K. Hamilton, MA, RD, CSO, CDN; Cynthia A. Thomson, PhD, RD, CSO., American Cancer Society, 2010.
Good nutrition is important for everyone, but especially for cancer patients. Helpful charts with nutritional benefits of foods make it easier to choose well about what you eat.
The Complete Weight-Loss Surgery Guide & Diet Program
by Sue Ekserci, RD, with Dr. Laz Klein, MD. Robert Rose, Inc., 2011.
If you are considering bariatric surgery, this guide offers information that will help you choose the procedure best for you. Includes information on obesity-related problems, as well as 150 nutritious recipes.
Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis: Everything You Need to Know
by Fred Saibil, MD. Firefly Books, Ltd., 2011.
Addressing a disease that affects thousands, the author provides information on why people get IBD. Also covered are the hygiene hypothesis, genetic data, probiotics, surgical options, and the effects of diet.
The DASH Diet Action Plan
by Marla Heller, MS, RD. Grand Central Life & Style, 2011.
A guide for lowering blood pressure and cholesterol without medication. Dealing with restaurant selections, special occasions and travel days are covered as well. Meal plans and recipes included.
A Dietitian's Cancer Story
by Diana Dyer, MS, RD. Swan Press, 2010 reprint.
An inspirational story filled with information about planning a nutritious diet, shopping for food, preparing dishes in the most healthful way, meditation and alternative therapies.
Eating Hints Before, During, and After Cancer Treatment: Support for People with Cancer
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2012.
A book for patients undergoing cancer treatment, as well as for those who care about them. It includes nutrition information, how to handle eating problems, how feelings affect appetite, and a list of foods and drinks that are easy on the stomach.
The Essential IBS Book: Understanding and Managing Irritable Bowel Syndrome & Functional Dyspepsia
by Dr. Alvin Newman, MD, FRCPC, FACP, FACG. Robert Rose, Inc., 2011.
The potential causes of these conditions are explained by the author, a leading gastroenterologist. He presents therapeutic goals for patients, as well as coping strategies.
New Mother's Guide to Breastfeeding, 2nd Edition
by Joan Younger Meek, MD, MS, RD, FAAP, IBCLC, Editor in Chief. Bantam Books, 2011.
New mothers ask: Why is breastfeeding best for my baby? Learn why, and also find information on nutrition and other aspects of establishing a nursing routine.
The PCOS Diet Plan: A Natural Approach to Health for Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
by Hillary Wright, MEd, RD. Celestial Arts Berkeley, 2010.
Using a holistic approach to living with PCOS, this resource explains the disorder and offers nutritional guidance and information about exercise, supplements and self-care choices.
Pregnancy Cooking & Nutrition for Dummies(R)
by Tara Gidus, MS, RD. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2012.
Learn what to eat, what not to eat, how to gain the right amount of weight during pregnancy, and enjoy 100 delicious recipes at the same time.
Soft Foods for Easier Eating Cookbook: Easy-to-Follow Recipes for People Who Have Chewing and Swallowing Problems
by Sandra Woodruff, RD and Leah Gilbert-Henderson, PhD. Square One, 2010.
Living with limitations on chewing and swallowing may result in a lack of pleasure in eating. Here are strategies for meeting the challenges of a modified diet, as well as recipe ideas that are appealing and nourishing.
When You're Expecting Twins, Triplets, or Quads, 3rd Edition
by Dr. Barbara Luke, ScD, MPH, RN, RD and Tamara Eberlein. Harper, 2011.
This updated edition has been expanded with 75 recipes and a new chapter on getting back in shape. Other chapters feature information on what to expect during and after delivery as well as feeding and caring for the newborns.