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How to Eat Better and Fight Cancer with Your Fork

By MacKenzie Kimball
Good nutrition is essential for maintaining a healthy weight and lifestyle and, according to Dana-Farber Nutritionist Stacy Kennedy, MPH, RD, CSO, LDN, it can also help in the battle against cancer.
“Good nutrition is really important for supporting a healthy immune system, which helps the healing process, and healthy eating can even help to alleviate side effects or symptoms related to cancer and treatment, such as fatigue, constipation, nausea, and mouth sores,” Kennedy says.
 

Dana-Farber Nutritionist Stacy Kennedy, MPH, RD, CSO, LDN
So where should the nutrition novice begin? The produce section. “Maintaining a healthy diet that is rich in plant-based …