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Nutrition and Cancer

  • Cancer & Nutrition logo 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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