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Eating Well During Cancer Treatment

People with cancer can have different diet needs depending on the type of cancer and treatment. Some may need more protein and calories, and some may need to eat low-fiber foods instead of high-fiber foods. Either way, it is important to eat and nourish your body. A dietitian can help […]

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Easing Side Effects During Cancer Treatment

Side effects are common when undergoing various cancer treatments. Fortunately, nutrition can help ease these symptoms. It is important to address side effects so that your body is better prepared for the next treatment. Side Effect: Try: Weight loss Eat smaller, more frequent meals throughout the day. Use protein and […]

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Cancer and Food Safety

It is always important to eat foods that are handled and prepared safely. However, during cancer treatment, it is even more crucial. A common side effect of chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and certain medications is a weakened immune system. When your immune system is compromised, you are more susceptible to foodborne […]