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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