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This website, the first of its kind in Canada, is designed to help you play a more active role in your cancer treatment. Nourish wants to help you take care of yourself by eating well, and by managing some of the common side effects of cancer and its treatment.

When so many things seem out of control, your nutritional choices can play a key role in your treatment and recovery. Whether or not you have side effects, eating well is essential when dealing with cancer.

Research shows that patients who are able to maintain a healthy weight during cancer treatment respond better to therapy, recover faster and have a better quality of life.

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Cancer related fatigue

Staying well-nourished with cancer-related fatigue. Meal planning, grocery shopping, food preparation and even eating all...

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Side Effect Management: Fatigue

If you’re dealing with fatigue, you may not have the energy to accomplish all of...

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Ask the Dietitian

Should I become vegetarian? One of the more healthful diets is a plant-based diet. A...

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Side Effect Management: Weight changes

Most people associate cancer or its treatment with weight loss but weight gain can also...

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Ask the Dietitian

Organic Foods Should I go organic? The term “organic” doesn’t necessarily mean healthy. Organic is...

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Be Kind To Your Gut

Science has found that eating more vegetables, fruit, whole grains and legumes while cutting back...

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Fibre Fixes

FIBRE, also known as roughage or bulk, is the part of plant food that is...

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Stock your pantry

FOODS TO HAVE IN STOCK Use foods listed below to create simple and satisfying quick...

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What does “choosing less processed foods” mean?

Written by Sarah Buchanan, RD and Pamela Klassen, RD Canadians get almost 50% of their...

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How can I choose healthier packaged foods?

It helps to know what to look for and also what to avoid. Here are...

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Smoothie Guide

Follow these steps and enjoy a blended drink in minutes. (makes 2 cups) Smoothie ingredients...

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Check out the ELLICSR Kitchen program at Princess Margaret Hospital in Toronto. It supports people touched by cancer with skills and information to manage their diet.

Here are some examples of what this great Cancer Survivorship Program has to offer.

Cooking DemosNutrition Tips
Culinary tools and techniquesCooking with community partners