1. Useful resources to help manage side effects

Eating Problems and Cancer, Macmillan Cancer Support:

During and after treatment for cancer, many people can experience eating problems. There are lots of reasons for this: it can be related to the cancer itself, or the side effects of different treatments. This booklet highlights some common eating difficulties and why they happen, and suggests some practical ways to manage them.

 

Recipes for people affected by cancer, Macmillan Cancer Support

The recipes in this book have been designed for people with cancer who have eating problems. Many of the recipes include ingredients that are high in fat or sugar to help you get enough energy and maintain your weight during cancer treatment. They are designed to be appetising and to encourage you to eat even when you don’t feel like it.


2. Useful resources to help maintain your    weight

The Building Up Diet, Macmillan Cancer Support

This booklet is for people who may be finding it difficult to maintain their weight.  It has suggestions on how to get more energy and protein in your diet. It also includes some meal ideas and a suggested shopping list of items that may help you when preparing meals.

 

Recipes for people affected by cancer, Macmillan Cancer Support

The recipes in this book have been designed for people with cancer who have eating problems or need higher calorie and protein meals to prevent weight loss during treatment.


3. Useful resources on diet and cancer prevention

 

Poster of diet and lifestyle changes to prevent cancer, Cancer Research UK:

 

Healthy Eating and Cancer, Macmillan Cancer Support

This booklet has been written for people living with or after cancer, who want to know more about a healthy diet. It explains why diet is important, and has tips on how to eat well and maintain a healthy body weight.

 

Managing Weight Gain after Cancer Treatment, Macmillan Cancer Support

This diet sheet gives you practical advice on how to maintain a healthy weight after cancer treatment.

 

Physical Activity and Cancer, Macmillan Cancer Support

This booklet is written for people living with or after cancer who want to know more about the benefits of being physically active. It includes practical advice and useful organisations.