According to the American Cancer Society, a healthy diet is always good for you, but it’s especially important to pay attention to nutrition if you have cancer.
The way your body uses nutrients and tolerates some foods can be much different during cancer treatments, however, so do ask your treatment team for advice on the best diet for you. Then, try to follow their advice as best as possible.
Here are some ways in which good nutrition can help cancer patients, especially those undergoing treatment.
1. Well-balanced nutrition can help lessen fatigue.