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Best Books for a Cancer-Fighting Diet

Good health starts with good nutrition and good recipes! Here are some of the best cancer-fighting cookbooks we’ve found:

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In response to a constant flow of requests for healthy recipe ideas, we’ve pulled together a list of our favorite cookbooks. While not all cookbooks listed here mention the Mediterranean diet, most recipes emphasize those ingredients found in an anti-inflammatory meal pattern best suited to fight cancer. Within these pages, you will find yummy recipes that use colorful fruits and vegetables, whole and ancient grains, beans, lentils and peas, and lighter animal proteins like chicken and fish. 

Cancer Diet Cookbook  

Written by a registered dietitian, this best-selling cookbook for cancer thrivers provides 5-ingredient recipes to enjoy during treatment and beyond. These tasty and healthy meal options are a perfect solution to low energy cooking days.

The Cancer Fighting Cook

Gain real world advice from a chef and past cancer patient. Includes recipes for treatment and recovery.

Anti-Inflammatory Diet Cookbook

Written by a physician and nutrition researcher, this cookbook contains weekly suggested meal plans for those who are trying to add more anti-inflammatory foods into their diet.

The 30 Minute Mediterranean Cookbook

This cookbook is the brainchild of two dietitian colleagues who have a combined 20 years of experience in nutrition and culinary communications. The recipes are easy to follow and fast to prepare. They taste good too!

The Complete Mediterranean Cookbook

Bring the Mediterranean–from Italy and Greece, to Morocco and Egypt, to Turkey and Lebanon–into your kitchen using ingredients from your local supermarket.

Homemade Yogurt and Kefir Book

Fermenting milk to make your own yogurt and kefir is educational and easy! This book provides basic instructions and tips, as well as optional recipes for plant milks.

Fast. Feast. Repeat. Guide to Intermittent Fasting

Here’s an easy read that eases you into the idea of intermittent fasting by providing scientific facts and actionable tips in a way that is simple to understand. We consider this the go-to book if you are ready to experiment with intermittent fasting because it will get you started in an incrementally safe way.

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