Nutrition plays an important role in the treatment of cancer. In fact, you can promote your well-being by eating well. Something as simple as a balanced meal can help to replenish lost nutrients and strengthen defense. Those who eat well during cancer treatment maintain their strength better, are more active, and are better able to fend off infections.
Cancer can affect your nutrition in the following ways:
It is thought that as many as 30%-50% of cancers are related at least in part to diet. Research on the subject is still ongoing, but patterns have emerged linking consumption of certain foods to higher incidences of specific cancers. Breast cancer rates for example are lower in the countries where fat intake is minimal. Studies also suggest a relationship between fat intake and the occurrence of prostate and colorectal cancers. To view our nutritional products, please click here.