The guide provides general information regarding nutrition and cancer. It also addresses questions people have about diet, nutrition, and physical activity during and after cancer treatment. It offers suggestions for other diseases or cancer treatment-related symptom management. Nutrition problems that may come with cancer and cancer treatment are covered, including suggestions to help manage possible eating-related difficulties.
The information is evidence-based on scientific research. However, it is not intended to offer medical advice or replace the advice given by your healthcare team. It is important to address all medical questions and concerns about your care with your health care team.
Table of Contents: Diet and the Development of Cancer, Diet and Nutrition during Cancer Treatment, Dietary Supplements, Physical Activity for People with Cancer, Cancer Survivorship and Beyond
Answers to Common Questions about Diet, Nutrition, and Cancer
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PREVENTION THE CURE - FIGHT BACK... FEEDING CANCER ALL THE RIGHT INGREDIENTS
Take Charge of your Health...
Start a your day health revolution. Drink one delicious smoothie a day - packed with fruits and vegetables - and feel the tremendous effects that real, unprocessed, nutrition-extracted whole food can have on your health and well-being.
Health Benefits of Exercise...
Regular exercise can help protect you from heart disease and stroke, high blood pressure, noninsulin-dependent diabetes, obesity, back pain, osteoporosis, and can improve your mood and help you to better manage stress.
For the greatest overall health benefits, experts recommend that you do 20 to 30 minutes of aerobic activity three or more times a week and some type of muscle strengthening activity and stretching at least twice a week.
AWARENESS PREVENTION SUPPORT
Stop CANCER Before It Starts!
Broccoli, cabbage, collard greens, kale, cauliflower and Brussels sprouts are in the cruciferous vegetable family. What a wonderful group of vegetables with powerful phytochemicals including carotenoids, indoles and glucosinolates and isothiocyanates.
Many of these properties have been studied and shown to slow the growth of many cancers, including leukemia and melanoma. One compound, indole-3-carbinol, continues to be studied in that it appears to change the way estrogen in metabolized, which may stop cancer cells from dividing and growing and prevent damaged cells from turning cancerous.
Research has shown that cancer patients who eat a healthy, well-balanced diet and receive nutritional counseling have a better clinical outcomes. A proactive and comprehensive nutritional program that includes both healthy meals and nutritional support should be an integral part of a cancer-fighting strategy.
Note: Articles and Publications Resources: Get Seen - Get Screened, Mayo Clinic, Colon Cancer Alliance, American Cancer Institute, National Cancer Institute, and others. We hope to inspire, educate and empowered you…One Day at a Time!