Make no mistake about it, nutrition is powerful. . .
A few ways that nutrition can help:
- May reduce risk of recurrence or progression.
- Helps body stay strong to withstand treatment.
- Supports healty immune system.
- Improves mood and energy.
A few examples of nutrition topics you’ll find here on the BITE BACK blog:
- Intermittent fasting
- Nutrition’s impact on reducing risk of recurrence
- Diet and nutrition survivorship guidelines.
- “Targeted” nutrition.
- Sugar and breast cancer.
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Between the impending summer months and that little wedding across the pond last Saturday, tea has been on my radar. Hot summer days demand iced tea, and of course, the UK is synonymous with copious tea consumption, but what does any of that have to do with breast...read more
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