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Sulfite Allergy

What are Sulfites? Sulfites are chemicals commonly used as preservatives for different types of food and beverages. They are sometimes added to fend off microbial contamination and natural decay. Some sulfites are also naturally produced through the fermentation process, such as in wine and beer. Sulfites are generally safe to eat. However, […]

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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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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 […]