Antioxidants are compounds in foods that neutralise chemicals called free radicals (unstable molecules). Adding antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables to your daily diet will strengthen your ability to fight infection and disease.
Cancer treatment takes a significant toll on the body and unfortunately it has many negative side effects that often impact the way people eat. This is a problem because good nutrition is vital during treatment to assist with recovery, to maintain weight, and to help with energy levels/ mood. The tips below may be helpful in managing food intake during some of the common side effects. Nausea/vomiting It is tough stomaching food when the mere … [Read more...]