A healthy diet is a healthy diet, right? Turns out, there are some nuances to healthy eating based on cancer type. Experts have established nutritional guidelines tailored specifically for certain cancer types in order to reduce potential treatment-related side effects while also helping to improve your quality of life chances of better outcomes. For instance, breast cancer patients should drink fewer sugary drinks and eat more fiber; while colorectal cancer patients should focus on a calcium-rich diet and eat less processed meat, to give a few examples.
Read more healthy eating tips based on your cancer type, HERE.
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