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Seeing Food as Medicine to Fight Cancer

Seeing Food as Medicine to Fight Cancer
Healthy foods reduce inflammation

The key to preventing or surviving a breast cancer diagnosis could be the food you eat, writes Linda deGraffenried, associate professor of nutritional sciences at the University of Texas at Austin, in The Dallas Morning News.

Food is medicine, and deGraffenried argues that the Western diet—high in omega-6 fatty acid and simple sugar—leads to inflammation linked to obesity. Inflammation, in turn, can cause cancer and interfere with cancer treatment.

The good news is that putting healthier options on the plate can have important health benefits for patients. Read the whole piece at The Dallas Morning News:

deGraffenried: A small change in diet can increase your chances of surviving breast cancer
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