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Nutrition and Cancer

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Listen to recordings of nutritionists and other experts discussing the relationship between diet and cancer. Each episode covers different nutritional topics such as foods to avoid and foods to explore, advice to help you lose weight, and tips on how to maintain weight during treatment. Nutritionists also discuss some of the latest myths and rumors about different foods and their relationship to cancer.

Acid vs. Alkaline Diet

Dana-Farber nutrition expert Hillary Wright discusses the myth of acid vs. alkaline diets, what it means and if it can play a role in fighting cancer.

Whole Grains

Dana-Farber nutrition expert Hillary Wright discusses why whole grains are such an important part of your diet, and how to work different and tasty whole grains into what you eat on a daily basis.

Sugar and Cancer

Dana-Farber nutrition expert Hillary Wright discusses the much debated relationship between sugar and cancer.

Organic Foods and Cancer

Dana-Farber nutrition expert Hillary Wright discusses the organic versus conventional debate.

Phytonutrients and Antioxidants

Dana-Farber nutrition expert Hillary Wright discusses antioxidants and phytonutrients, why they're important, and what foods are the best sources for them. Listen in for tips on cancer-fighting foods, and other diet and nutrition tips.

Fruits, Vegetables and Proteins

Dana-Farber nutrition expert Hillary Wright discusses how to balance your diet and make sure you're getting enough fruits and vegetables. Wright talks about cancer-fighting foods, diet, animal protein, weight loss and other nutrition topics.

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  • Ask the Nutritionist

    • Do you have questions about making healthy food choices during and after cancer treatment? Our team of nutrition experts can help. Submit your question through our Ask the Nutritionist form.
    • To create a customized plan, please schedule an appointment with a Dana-Farber nutritionist by calling 617-632-3006.
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