Nutrition is vital to cancer recovery as well as to overall vibrant well-being.  The nutrition programs at Wellness House address important topics for cancer survivorship, such as vegetables & whole grains; low-fat foods; high-fiber foods; alternatives for dairy and meat; nutrients, antioxidants & phytochemicals; immune enhancing foods; maintaining a healthy weight and more.

Cooking Up Wellness

Cooking Up Wellness is a monthly class designed to focus on a different relevant nutritional theme for cancer recovery each month. It provides practical nutritional information and behavioral strategies in combination with cancer-specific cooking demonstrations.


Food For Life

Food for Life is a multi-class nutrition education program sponsored by The Cancer Project that features weekly cooking demonstrations on how to maximize healthy eating for cancer survival. The program features research-based information for moving toward a vegan diet to support cancer recovery. Each of the “how-to” sessions includes recipes, shopping tips and cooking instructions for preparing meals high in health-enhancing foods and cancer-fighting nutrients.


Sidelining Side Effects

Designed specifically for individuals undergoing or about to begin treatment, this class will focus on nutrition and lifestyle strategies to minimize and prevent side effects.

  •  Low Appetite or Excessive Weight Loss
  •  Taste Changes or Lack of Taste; Nausea & Vomiting
  •  Diarrhea & Constipation
  •  Dry/Sore Mouth or Throat & Thick Saliva

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Wellness House 131 N. County Line Road Hinsdale, IL 60521   Phone: (630) 323-5150   Fax: (630) 654-5345
Hours: Monday-Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m., Friday 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Saturday 8:30 a.m. -11:30 a.m.
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Wellness House Program Sponsors:

Bear Necessities
Chicago Board of Trade
The Coleman Foundation
The Donald P. and Byrd M. Kelly Foundation
The Greer Foundation
The Grover Hermann Foundation
Illinois Children's Healthcare Foundation
The Rolfe Pancreatic Cancer Foundation
The Perlman Family Foundation