Mesothelioma Product Type: Soft Cover Book
Author: Sue Kraus
Reviewed by Doctors: Yes
I was looking for recipes I could recommend to a "Living with Cancer" group I volunteer for when I came across this cookbook. I recognized Paul Kraus's name from the book he wrote about living with mesothelioma, so I thought I would check this out.
The book isn't very big (68 pages), but it manages to cram a lot of information in its pages. There's a good discussion about which foods have cancer-fighting properties and how much of them you should try to eat. Inside, you'll find ten recipes collected by Kraus's wife, Sue, which helped Kraus improve his general health. I particularly liked the way the "diet" is referred to as a lifestyle change, since the goal is to improve a person's health long-term. It was also nice seeing a recipe book that encourages mesothelioma patients to look at their modified diet as a way to regain control over their health.
In short, the good: