This week we synced up with survivor, dietitian, nutritionist, and founder of dam. Cathy answered questions ranging from managing emotional eating to immune system support during chemo all the way to estrogen and weight gain for breast cancer patients. We have included the entire video above for anyone who missed it and wants to watch it in full. Below are the key takeaways from the discussion with Cathy Leman:. I always remind people that nutrition is a science, not an opinion. You may say you hate broccoli, but that is your opinion.
Benefits of good nutrition during cancer treatment
Breast cancer prevention: How to reduce your risk - Mayo Clinic
A breast cancer diet incorporates foods with cancer-fighting properties and helps promote a healthy weight. While no diet can promise to prevent breast cancer or eliminate the chances of recurrence, taking control of your diet can reduce your exposure to ingredients that may increase the risk of cancer and increase your intake of healthy nutrients that can benefit your overall health. That said, evidence about links between diet and cancer is often limited to laboratory or animal studies and is often not specific to breast cancer prevention or prevention of recurrence. Most cancer treatment experts recommend a plant-based diet.
5 Foods for Healthy Breasts
Cancer is the second-leading cause of death in the U. But estimates suggest that as many as a third of cases could be prevented with diet and nutrition alone. The recipe? Many experts recommend filling your plate with foods that grow from the ground.
Access your health information from any device with MyHealth. You can message your clinic, view lab results, schedule an appointment, and pay your bill. Nutrition is an important part of life, cancer treatment, recovery, and prevention. Food is one of the few things you can be in control of during your treatment.