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Nutrition for Cancer Survivors

The food we eat profoundly affects our bodies' functioning and health. Food provides not only energy, but also critical nutrients and chemicals which serve as raw materials for body processes. A healthy diet is especially important for individuals with cancer. Eating well may help you reduce side effects of cancer treatment drugs.

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Cancer Prevention Diet

Vitamin D and Cancer


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American Dietetic Association

American Institute for Cancer Research

Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine, National Academy Press.

Food and Nutrition Information Center, National Agricultural Library, USDA

National Cancer Institute

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, NIH

Office of Dietary Supplements, National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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