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1,000 calorie diet: Daily journal   English
Abstract: This handout provides a journal for patients to record their daily food intake and exercise when they are on a 1,000 calorie diet. It includes a serving exchange guide.
Author: Nutrition Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2012
UWMC Dept: Nutrition Clinic
Revised Date: 11/2012
1,000 calorie meal plan   English
Abstract: This one-page flyer provides spaces to fill in "actual meals and snacks for 1 day" and compare them to "my new 1,000 calorie meal plan."
Author: Nutrition Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2012
UWMC Dept: Nutrition Clinic
Revised Date: 11/2012
1,200 calorie diet: Daily journal   English
Abstract: This handout provides a journal for patients to record their daily food intake and exercise when they are on a 1,200 calorie diet. It includes a serving exchange guide.
Author: Nutrition Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2012
UWMC Dept: Nutrition Clinic
Revised Date: 11/2012
1,200 calorie meal plan   English
Abstract: This one-page flyer provides spaces to fill in "actual meals and snacks for 1 day" and compare them to "my new 1,200 calorie meal plan."
Author: Nutrition Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2012
UWMC Dept: Nutrition Clinic
Revised Date: 11/2012
Acid reflux   English
Abstract: This handout explains what acid reflux is, why it occurs, and what can be done to manage or prevent the condition. Ongoing acid reflux is also called gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Authored by Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, this information is made available to UWMC clinicians by agreement between SCCA and UWMC, as a service to the patients who visit both health care facilities.
Author: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Publisher/Date: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 2011
UWMC Dept: Nutrition Clinic
Revised Date: 1/2011
Calcium and vitamin D   English
Abstract: This handout explains the nutrients calcium and vitamin D, and why they are needed by the body. It includes tables of daily requirements and the calcium and vitamin D content of certain foods. It also offers tips for choosing and taking a supplement. Authored by Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, this information is made available to UWMC clinicians by agreement between SCCA and UWMC, as a service to the patients who visit both health care facilities.
Author: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Publisher/Date: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 2011
UWMC Dept: Nutrition Clinic
Revised Date: 1/2011
Correcting low sodium/free water retention   English
Abstract: This handout explains how sodium levels can become too low, and what to do to increase sodium level. Authored by Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, this information is made available to UWMC clinicians by agreement between SCCA and UWMC, as a service to the patients who visit both health care facilities.
Author: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Publisher/Date: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 2011
UWMC Dept: Nutrition Clinic
Revised Date: 1/2011
Diarrhea during or after cancer treatment   English
Abstract: This handout explains what to do to treat diarrhea. It includes lists of foods to avoid and foods to try, recipes for "soothing beverages," and why fiber and lactose may need to be avoided. Authored by Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, this information is made available to UWMC clinicians by agreement between SCCA and UWMC, as a service to the patients who visit both health care facilities.
Author: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Publisher/Date: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 2011
UWMC Dept: Nutrition Clinic
Revised Date: 1/2011
Diet guidelines for immunosuppressed patients   English
Abstract: This handout explains diet guidelines for patients who have decreased immune function due to chemotherapy or radiation treatments. Authored by Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, this information is made available to UWMC clinicians by agreement between SCCA and UWMC, as a service to the patients who visit both health care facilities.
Author: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Publisher/Date: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 2008
UWMC Dept: Nutrition Clinic
Revised Date: 4/2008
Fiber   English
Abstract: This handout explains what fiber is, why it is needed, and the difference between soluble and insoluble fiber. It includes a list of foods and their fiber content, sample high-fiber recipes, and tips on how to increase dietary fiber intake. Authored by Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, this information is made available to UWMC clinicians by agreement between SCCA and UWMC, as a service to the patients who visit both health care facilities.
Author: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Publisher/Date: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 2011
UWMC Dept: Nutrition Clinic
Revised Date: 1/2011
Food records   English
Abstract: This booklet provides forms for recording daily food and fluid intake for 7 days. Patients are instructed to record each entry as soon as possible after each meal or snack. Spaces are included for writing in the amount of food or fluid and how it was prepared.
Author: Nutrition Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2000
UWMC Dept: Nutrition Clinic
Revised Date: 5/2013
Food safety guidelines during chemotherapy and radiation   English
Abstract: This handout explains the importance of food safety when receiving cancer treatment. It gives important tips about washing hands and surfaces, avoiding cross-contamination, keeping foods at safe temperatures, and more. Authored by Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, this information is made available to UWMC clinicians by agreement between SCCA and UWMC, as a service to the patients who visit both health care facilities.
Author: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Publisher/Date: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 2014
UWMC Dept: Nutrition Clinic
Revised Date: 3/2014
Free water restriction: While you are in the hospital   English
Abstract: This handout explains what to expect if you are on free water restriction while you are in the hospital.
Author: Nutrition Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Nutrition Clinic
Revised Date: 1/2015
Healthy and high calorie snacks   English
Abstract: This handout gives ideas for healthy and high-calorie snacks that may be helpful for patients with poor appetites, such as those who are having cancer treatment. Authored by Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, this information is made available to UWMC clinicians by agreement between SCCA and UWMC, as a service to the patients who visit both health care facilities.
Author: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Publisher/Date: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 2011
UWMC Dept: Nutrition Clinic
Revised Date: 1/2011
Lactose intolerance   English
Abstract: This handout explains lactose intolerance and its symptoms. It includes tables with the lactose content of certain foods and showing suggested doses of Lactaid tablets. Authored by Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, this information is made available to UWMC clinicians by agreement between SCCA and UWMC, as a service to the patients who visit both health care facilities.
Author: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Publisher/Date: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 2011
UWMC Dept: Nutrition Clinic
Revised Date: 1/2011
Limiting fluids: When you are on a fluid restriction   English
Abstract: This handout explains what to expect if you are on a fluid restriction diet while you are in the hospital. This information is especially helpful for patients with heart conditions or heart failure.
Author: Nutrition Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Nutrition Clinic
Revised Date: 1/2015
Low-fiber diet: Foods to eat and foods to avoid   Chinese English Korean Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This handout lists foods to eat and foods to avoid for patients who have been advised to eat a diet that is low fiber.
Author: Nutrition Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2004
UWMC Dept: Nutrition Clinic
Revised Date: 7/2015
Magnesium   English
Abstract: This handout defines magnesium and its important function in the body. It explains what causes low magnesium levels and gives magnesium content of selected foods. Authored by Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, this information is made available to UWMC clinicians by agreement between SCCA and UWMC, as a service to the patients who visit both health care facilities.
Author: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Publisher/Date: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 2011
UWMC Dept: Nutrition Clinic
Revised Date: 1/2011
Make every bite count: Increase your calorie and protein intake with quality foods   English
Abstract: This handout for patients receiving cancer treatment explains how to optimize the nutritional value of their diet. It provides lists of healthy foods to include, what to eat that doesn't require cooking, and recipes for smoothies and other healthy meals. Authored by Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, this information is made available to UWMC clinicians by agreement between SCCA and UWMC, as a service to the patients who visit both health care facilities.
Author: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Publisher/Date: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 2011
UWMC Dept: Nutrition Clinic
Revised Date: 1/2011
PCOS nutrition: Eating for health when you have polycystic ovarian syndrome   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout gives dietary guidelines for women with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). It includes sections on eating a balanced diet, planning meals and snacks, healthy eating tips, and moving for health.
Author: Nutrition Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2013
UWMC Dept: Nutrition Clinic
Revised Date: 4/2015
Phosphorus   English
Abstract: This handout explains the mineral phosphorus, why it is needed in the body, and what to do if phosphorus level is too high or too low. Authored by Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, this information is made available to UWMC clinicians by agreement between SCCA and UWMC, as a service to the patients who visit both health care facilities.
Author: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Publisher/Date: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 2011
UWMC Dept: Nutrition Clinic
Revised Date: 1/2011
Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS): Signs, symptoms, and treatments   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout explains polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), a disorder that changes how a woman's hormones work. PCOS can interfere with monthly ovulation, causing problems with getting pregnant. The handout includes possible causes, symptoms, how it is diagnosed, complications, and treatment options.
Author: Nutrition Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2013
UWMC Dept: Nutrition Clinic
Revised Date: 4/2015
Potassium   English
Abstract: This handout explains the mineral potassium, why it is needed by the body, and what to do if the potassium level is too high or too low. Authored by Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, this information is made available to UWMC clinicians by agreement between SCCA and UWMC, as a service to the patients who visit both health care facilities.
Author: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Publisher/Date: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 2011
UWMC Dept: Nutrition Clinic
Revised Date: 1/2011
Radiation Oncology recipes   English
Abstract: This collection of recipes is designed for patients having radiation treatment for cancer. It includes recipe and diet suggestions to help keep up strength, rebuild tissue, protect against infection, and handle the side effects of treatment better. Sections include: Soups; Dips, Spreads, and Side Dishes; Easy Main Dishes; On the Sweeter Side (fruit treats, smoothies, and classic favorites); Special Solutions (for help with thick secretions, constipation, dry mouth, and taste changes); Protein Waters and Fruit Drinks; and Additives and Special Supplements (low-sugar, high-protein, high-calorie, and high fiber options).
Author: Nutrition Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2013
UWMC Dept: Nutrition Clinic
Revised Date: 3/2013
Taking vitamins and minerals after bariatric surgery: Guidelines to follow   English
Abstract: This handout gives general guidelines for adding specific vitamins and minerals to the diet to prevent nutritional deficiencies after bariatric surgery.
Author: Nutrition Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2010
UWMC Dept: Nutrition Clinic
Revised Date: 11/2012
Taste changes due to treatment   English
Abstract: This handout for cancer patients explains why the sense of taste can change during treatment. It describes a taste called "umami," a Japanese word that refers to the brothy, meaty taste and feel of many foods. Eating foods with umami has been shown to help with digestion and increase the amount of food eaten. Included is a list of foods with high levels of umami and ways to increase umami in foods. Authored by Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, this information is made available to UWMC clinicians by agreement between SCCA and UWMC, as a service to the patients who visit both health care facilities.
Author: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Publisher/Date: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 2011
UWMC Dept: Nutrition Clinic
Revised Date: 1/2011
Very low calorie diet using prepared foods   English
Abstract: This handout explains a Very Low Calorie Diet (1,000 calories a day) for patients who want to use prepared foods. This diet is prescribed before surgery to help decrease the size of the patient's liver. Included are a meal plan and a list of daily servings allowed.
Author: Surgical Specialties Center/Surgical Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2010
UWMC Dept: Surgical Specialties Center/Surgical Services
Revised Date: 5/2015
Very low calorie diet: Preparing your own meals   English
Abstract: This handout explains a Very Low Calorie Diet (1,000 calories a day) for patients who want to cook their own meals. This diet is prescribed before surgery to help decrease the size of the patient's liver. Included are a meal plan and a list of daily servings allowed.
Author: Surgical Specialties Center/Surgical Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2010
UWMC Dept: Surgical Specialties Center/Surgical Services
Revised Date: 5/2015
Whole foods: The building blocks of health (phytonutrients)   English
Abstract: This handout explains the important of eating whole foods for health, and how processed or refined foods remove important nutrients. It defines "phytonutrients," why they are important, and how to make sure there are plenty of these vital nutrients in the diet. Authored by Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, this information is made available to UWMC clinicians by agreement between SCCA and UWMC, as a service to the patients who visit both health care facilities.
Author: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Publisher/Date: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 2011
UWMC Dept: Nutrition Clinic
Revised Date: 1/2011
 
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