In this health video discover the importance of good nutrition during cancer treatment and how a proper diet will affect treatment and recovery.
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Time now for a Health For Life Minute: After cancer treatment, patients' can help to shorten recovery time and increase strength by establishing a healthy nutrition plan. Eating a variety of fruits and vegetables increases the amount of nutrients. Dark green and deep red fruits and vegetables not only contain vitamins A and C, but also potassium and dietary fiber. Eating whole grain products helps to give the feeling of fullness, without adding extra calories. And to help maintain the balance between good and bad cholesterol, stay away from foods high in saturated fat and stick with baked or boiled foods. And adding exercise to a daily routine can help patients improve their moods and increase their energy.