Your diet can make a difference in your health and reduce your risk of cancer growth or recurrence. The evidence supporting the benefits of a healthy diet is compelling. Eating well will help you regain your strength, build up your immune system, and feel better. The resources listed here will give you tools you can use to make informed (and delicious!) food choices.
If you are enrolled in an Anticancer Lifestyle Program, we will provide plenty of opportunity to try new foods and experiment with cooking and new recipes. We will talk about:
…and much more!
A new new study finds that eating a Mediterranean diet–rich in fruit, vegetables, nuts, whole grains and olive oil– can help reduce the risk of one of the worst types of breast cancer by 40 percent.
A recent study following 1,500 breast cancer survivors for nearly 18 years supported the link between the risk of all-cause mortality, cancer-related mortality and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons found in grilled, barbecued, and smoked meat.
An extensive review of 29 publications including over 800,000 participants associates total nut consumption with reduced risk of cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes, and all-cause mortality.
The journal Plos Medicine published a “longitudinal” study–meaning that it followed people over time–which showed that the longer a woman was overweight or obese, the greater her risk of several cancers.
Doctor Michael Greger presents some interesting data that helps explain why a plant-based diet is an Anticancer diet.
Researchers in New Zealand find that while higher alcohol consumption is worse, even low to moderate consumption can cause the development of seven cancers, including breast, colon and liver.