Watch Dana-Farber nutrition specialist Stacy Kennedy demonstrate how to make a fresh smoothie. This recipes packs a protein punch and is loaded with cancer fighting nutrients. If you are concerned about unwanted weight loss during cancer treatment smoothies are a great way to pack in extra vitamins, minerals, fluid, fiber, protein and calories. They are also soothing if you are experiencing mouth sores. You can use fresh or frozen fruits and berries and a variety of liquid bases (almond milk, coconut water) to boost nutrients and add flavor.
This video is part of the Eating Well During Cancer series, provided by our friends over at Dana Farber Cancer Institute, featuring Dana-Farber nutritionist Stacy Kennedy. The goal of this video series is to explore how diet can help support your health and well being during and after cancer treatment.