Protein, fat play special role during treatment
What you eat can impact how you feel
For people with cancer, eating well is critical. Doctors and researchers have found that patients who eat well during their treatments, especially those who eat diets high in protein and calories, are better able to withstand the side effects of their treatment.
That being said, we shouldn't expect what we eat to stop cancer. Although scientists are working hard to understand the chemical properties that make some foods healthier than others, the best thing to do is to keep your eye on the broader picture.
The following articles are intended to help you better understand the relationship between food and cancer.
New Web site offers recipes tailored to personal preferences
Cancer Center Dietitians Answer Your Questions; Summer, 2009
Enjoy summer grilling with an ounce of prevention
Apples, pumpkins offer tasty nutrition
A Couple puts our dietitans' advice to work
Changing eating habits may help keep cancer at bay
Cancer Center Dietitians Answer Your Questions
Are They Cancer Killers or Frauds? What You Need to Know
Choosing colorful foods leads to healthy diets