Chefs, dietitians create cookbook for cancer patients

Cancer Treatment Centers of America's recipes help patients with nausea, taste changes.

Demand for cafeteria food led to the recent publication of a cookbook aimed at fighting cancer.

Chefs and dietitians at Cancer Treatment Centers of America, located in six states, spent months collaborating on recipes for patients. Many of the recipes in the cookbook titled “Wholesome Temptation: Nutrition Tips and Recipes from Cancer treatment Centers of America” came from CTCA cafeterias and staff, like registered dietitian Kristen Trukova of Grayslake, who is on staff at the Zion CTCA at Midwestern Regional Medical Center.