Colon Cancer Recipes

Eating right can be a challenge for people with colon cancer -- during and after treatment. If you're dealing with colon cancer, recipes specifically designed to address nutritional challenges posed by the disease can help you get the energy you need for a healthy recovery. One recipe in particular -- apple/prune sauce -- will help with constipation that may result during or after treatment.

Recipes for People With Colon Cancer: An Introduction

The colon cancer recipes that follow may be helpful during and after treatment of the disease. We have included the following recipes:
 
  • Banana milkshake
  • Fortified milk
  • High-protein milkshake
  • Peanut butter snack spread
  • Fruit and cream
  • Lactose-free double chocolate pudding
  • Apple/prune sauce.
 
You can also find more information about dealing with the nutritional challenges colon cancer presents -- along with helpful suggestions for eating before, during, and after treatment -- by going to the eMedTV article Colon Cancer Nutrition.
 

Banana Milkshake

Ingredients:
 
1 whole ripe banana, sliced
Vanilla extract (few drops)
1 cup milk.
 
Place all ingredients into a blender. Blend at high speed until smooth.
 
Yield: 1 serving
Serving size: Approximately 2 cups
 
If made with whole milk:
Calories per serving: 255 calories
Protein per serving: 9 grams
 
If made with 2% milk:
Calories per serving: 226 calories
Protein per serving: 9 grams
 
If made with skim milk:
Calories per serving: 190 calories
Protein per serving: 9 grams
 
 

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