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December 16, 2014

Learn to make delicious, Italian Christmas bread!

December 18, 2014 1 p.m. 306 Whitney-Hendrickson Building Markey Cancer Center A free class series presented by: Dr. Philip DeSimone.

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white beans

December 1, 2014

Soup’s On!

It’s getting cold and time for soup!  Several soups can be helpful and nutritious dishes for everyone, especially patients receiving cancer treatment.  Soups are a great alternative for those who find it difficult to tolerate solid food, are experiencing nausea or who are looking for a change. While broth-based soups are not very high in […]

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Fresh focaccia with rosemary

October 14, 2014

Learn to make Italian bread!

Join us Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. 306 Whitney- Hendrickson Building Markey Cancer Center Learn to make and taste fresh, delicious Italian bread! A free class presented by: Dr. Philip DeSimone.

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Basket of fresh fruits and vegetables

October 3, 2014

3rd Annual Classes at Rushing Wind Farm

Join us Sunday, October 19 from 4 to 6 p.m. Only 30 spaces available! Sign up today to reserve your spot! Email your name and how many will be attending to: rachel.c.miller@uky.edu or call 859-257-0519 Exclusive event The Real McCoy, Inc. & Catering is partnering with the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center for an exclusive […]

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Whole wheat spaghetti with basil and cherry tomatoes

October 1, 2014

Choosing whole grains

Making a small change in your diet – such as choosing whole grains more often, may have a big impact on your health. Whole grains foods, such as breads, cereals and pastas, have not been processed and therefore retain and provide us with more nutrients, including fiber, protein, iron and B vitamins. Whole grains are […]

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Making smoothies in blender with fruit and yogurt

August 19, 2014

Smoothie demonstrations

Need a little inspiration? Smoothie demonstrations are offered on the fourth Wednesday of every month at 1 p.m. in the Psych-Oncology Services office, third floor, Whitney-Hendrickson Building. Read more about it and watch a video demo.

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Preparing the ingredients for chicken marinade.

July 23, 2014

Change in taste affecting your appetite?

There are many changes that come with the diagnosis of cancer and the subsequent cancer treatments – which include changes in the sense of taste. Common problems for patients undergoing radiation or chemotherapy include changes in the taste buds, making some foods taste bitter or metallic, too salty or sweet – or even tasting like […]

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fresh papaya

June 24, 2014

Cooling Off

Hot weather isn’t the only reason you may want to get some cold foods and drinks this summer. Consuming chilly foods and beverages may be beneficial for patients going through radiation and/or chemotherapy for many reasons. Common side effects of these treatments are painful mouth sores, irritation and inflammation caused by a condition called mucositis. […]

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Avocados

June 20, 2014

Advocating Avocados

If you haven’t yet discovered this fruit deemed a “super food,” it may be worth a try for several reasons. It is a recommended addition to anyone’s diet for its health benefits, as well as those who need to add healthy calories for weight management during cancer treatment. Fiber: Avocados contain 9 grams of fiber […]

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Fresh cantaloupe with strawberries

June 4, 2014

Summer Smoothie!

Summer calls for sunshine and something refreshing – such as a smoothie! Creating a nutritional drink from fruit, fruit juices and dairy foods (such as yogurt) is fast and as easy as the touch of a button on a blender. Smoothies are great for those going through treatment, as cold beverages can be soothing, easy […]

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