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 change during cancer treatments, however. Ask your treatment team for advice on the best diet for you, then try your best to stick to it.
Here are some ways in which healthy eating can be helpful to cancer patients, especially those undergoing treatment.
1. Well-balanced nutrition can help lessen fatigue.