Check out our nutritional tips for managing side effects of cancer 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.
Dietitians offer strategies for controlling weight after cancer treatment
Nutritional supplements and cancer treatment often don't mix
Medication, diet and natural preparations can help curb queasiness
Considering the proposed benefits of detoxification
Strategies for eating (and eating well) when you don't want to eat
Eat for your health
Pick foods based on the best evidence
Fight fatigue with food and exercise
Is it worth the extra cost to buy organic?