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What are the dietary recommendations for someone with cancer?

A great resource to provide information for food, nutrition, and cancer is the American Institute of Cancer Research, www.aicr.org.
A few diet recommendations to get you started include:
  • Eating a diet rich in plant based protein such as nuts, seeds, and legumes.
  • Eat a variety of fruits and vegeatbles such as the cruciferous vegetables.
  • Decrease the amount of refined sugar and processed foods from the daily diet.
  • Use a variety of whole grains to your diet such as quinoa, spelt, and multigrain foods. 
  • Maintain an optimal body weight for your body size. 
Learn more on how a registerted dietitian is used in cancer treatment at www.cancercenter.com. 

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