Receiving a cancer diagnosis can trigger a cascade of emotions, from sadness to guilt, anger to anxiety. These responses typically change relationships to food, leading to over or under eating. It’s not unusual to want comfort foods at such a time, but many patients feel guilty if the food is
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Breast cancer is the most commonly occurring cancer in women in the U.S. But changes in eating habits and physical activity could prevent about one in three cases, according to the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR).
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Anyone who’s undergone cancer treatment or seen a loved one endure chemotherapy knows that the side effects of treatment can be severe. Among the common hurdles facing cancer patients is getting adequate nutrition while undergoing treatment.
Clinical dietitian Shayne Robinson, RD, CSO, CDN, with NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell, says, “Malnutrition in cancer