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Monday, October 15, 2012

Think Pink! Booklist's Feature Title & Suggestions!

Good Food, Good Health!
Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October reminds us that healthy food is essential to wellness and recovery. Booklist’s featured title, Fix-It and Forget-It Pink Cookbook & the books below offer useful information, sound advice and luscious recipes all aimed at nourishing body & soul.

Fix-It and Forget-It Pink Cookbook: More Than 700 Great Slow-Cooker Recipes. Rev. ed. By Phyllis Pellman Good
The opening section of Good’s welcoming and brimming volume features recipes and moving stories from women active in the movement. Eloise Cagiano, the program director for the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer shares her family recipe for pot roast and talks about how she was diagnosed with the disease at age 33. Good correctly notes that weight gain can increase breast-cancer risk, but that doesn’t preclude put-on-the-pounds ingredients in some of the book’s more than 700 slow-cooker recipes. Of course there are plenty of healthy recipes from Chunky Vegetable Chili to Autumn Chicken and Veggies and Wild Mushroom Italian. A thoroughly useful, supportive, good-hearted cookbook.

The Back in the Swing Cookbook: Recipes for Eating and Living Well Every Day After Breast Cancer. By Barbara C. Unell and Judith Fertig
Designed to offer breast cancer survivors inspiration and sustenance, Fertig presents 150 readily prepared recipes along with lifestyle suggestions.

Better Homes and Gardens New Cookbook: Limited Edition, Pink Plaid 2007
This cooking bible pays homage to breast-cancer research with 1400 recipes, 800 color photos and a “Promise for the Cure” section with recipes featuring food health experts recommend for reducing cancer risk.

Betty Crocker Cookbook for Women: The Complete Guide to Women’s Health and Wellness at Every Stage of Life. By Rita E. Redberg
Betty Crocker’s smartly designed book offer many paths to good health, including 140 quick-to-make recipes featuring an analysis of the nutrients they provide.

Breast Cancer: 50 Essential Things You Can Do. By Greg Anderson
Including ways to positively transform one’s diet, Anderson, CEO and founder of Cancer Recovery Foundation International, presents solid, user-friendly information, advice and tips for preventing and recovering from breast cancer.

Breasts: A Natural and Unnatural History. By Florence Williams
With smarts, sass and intent, science journalist Williams provides an extraordinary history of the virtues and workings of women’s breasts, breast health perils and the importance of a healthy diet.

The Cancer-Fighting Kitchen: Nourishing Big-Flavor Recipes for Cancer Treatment and Recovery. By Rebecca Katz and Mat Edelson
Katz, the senior chef at Marin County’s Commonweal Cancer Help Program, presents detailed guidance for incorporating nutrition into the healing process including a list of cancer-fighting foods, 150 recipes, and easy-to-make nutritional snacks.

The Pink Ribbon Diet: A Revolutionary New Weight Loss Plan to Lower Your Breast Cancer Risk. By Mary Flynn and Nancy Verde Barr
Drawing on her research into the effects of an olive-oil-and-plant-based diet on breast-cancer survivors who were overweight, dietician and nutritionist Flynn shares 150 recipes emphasizing Mediterranean foods with ingredients believes to lower the risk of breast cancer and its recurrence.

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