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What foods are best for people who have been through cancer treatment?

Christina Rollins
Nutrition & Dietetics

It's important to follow a heart healthy diet following cancer treatment. Choose leaner meats such as skinless chicken, turkey and fish. Aim for 25-35 grams of fiber per day and fill 1/2 your plate with fruits and vegetables. Lastly, remember to limit saturated and trans fat intake, found in items that contain butter, margarine, and oil. 

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