What foods improve ovarian cancer survival?

New information indicates that your diet can affect cancer survival, specifically ovarian cancer. A recent study in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association showed that women who ate more fruits, vegetables and whole grains, three to five years before their cancer diagnosis, had a better survival outcome. The study also found that both yellow and cruciferous vegetables like broccoli, cabbage and Brussels sprouts seemed to provide the best impact.

So, if you struggle to get your recommended 2 1/2 cups of vegetables every day, consider this even more motivation to maintain a healthful eating plan that includes a variety of vegetables, fruits, whole grains, lean meats and low-fat dairy products.

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