What you eat can impact how you feelFor 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.
- Is there an anti-cancer diet?
Pick foods based on the best evidence
- Comfort Foods
Eat for Your Health
- The New Dinnertime Battle
Strategies for eating (and eating well) when you don't want to eat
- Help or Harm?
Nutritional supplements and cancer treatment often don't mix
- A Helping Hand:
Taking control of eating problems with tube feeding
- Organic Curiosity:
Is it worth the cost to buy organic?
- Healthy Boost:
Fight Fatigue with Food
- Bounty of the Mediterranean:
U-M researcher examines diet's potential for preventing cancer
- Pleasures from the Farm:
Explore farmers' markets for healthy, delicious eating
- The Weight Battle:
Dietitians offer strategies for controlling weight after cancer treatment
- Food as Medicine:
Check out our nutritional tips for managing side effects of cancer treatment