Utilizing healthy diet and nutrition can reduce risk of developing cancer and help the body recover after treatments. Proper nutrition is important for cancer patients during and after cancer treatments. Treatments have that ability to cause malnutrition. This page is dedicated to help educate how healthy diets and nutrition affect the human body. The following content is provided by various health organizations, along with Dr. Northfelt a Hematologist/ Oncologist, Professor of Medicine at Mayo Clinic in Arizona.


See how eating veggies first thing in the morning can boost your health, plus more ways to live better with #heartdisease.

For more healthy living guides, download the Mayo Clinic app. https://t.co/Gcaoe7fL0z pic.twitter.com/LZHK4jqNdg

— Mayo Clinic (@MayoClinic) February 18, 2018

Top Cancer-Fighting Foods – Food Network https://t.co/cpGLzOGDEw

— Donald Northfelt (@dnorthfelt) March 8, 2018

Cancer Doctors Cite Risks of Drinking Alcohol https://t.co/xVmK0Z9rKG@aicrtweets learn more in our newest blog: https://t.co/DEDMBFjYgM

— AICR (@aicrtweets) November 10, 2017

Can burnt toast and roasted potatoes cause cancer? @CNNI https://t.co/ALXG2R0hea. Food safety! #breastcancer

— Donald Northfelt (@dnorthfelt) January 24, 2017

What does healthy mean (for your foods, #cancerprevention)? Tell FDA: https://t.co/hjWGEuEtDa pic.twitter.com/bZBVpyFsap

— AICR (@aicrtweets) October 5, 2016

#PortionControl is key for #WeightLoss. This and more in Consumer Health Tips. https://t.co/M5zl1MrBEU pic.twitter.com/0OcURD0Wt0

— Mayo Clinic (@MayoClinic) June 29, 2016

one more reason to enjoy #SampleWholeGrains day – the link to #cancerprevention: https://t.co/1Z9Pqe3HoA pic.twitter.com/9jGl9lSGxX

— AICR (@aicrtweets) March 30, 2016

Mayo Clinic Minute: #MediterraneanDiet improves #BoneHealth https://t.co/zin7M9bRpp pic.twitter.com/4O63n0PGXY

— Mayo Clinic (@MayoClinic) March 31, 2016

A Call for a Low-Carb Diet That Embraces Fat, via @nytimes weight loss, less heart disease risk http://t.co/VUCkzDM2sl

— Donald Northfelt (@dnorthfelt) September 4, 2014

Study says, postmenopausal breast cancer survivors who eat an anti-inflammatory diet after diagnosis, filled with whole grains, fish, vegetables, have a lower risk of dying from cardiovascular disease compared to survivors eating a pro-inflammatory diet.https://t.co/jUQ6XwcvIf pic.twitter.com/Brqdq2MXYe

— AICR (@aicrtweets) February 23, 2018

Mayo Clinic Minute: Does Soy Increase Breast Cancer Risk? . . . Spoiler alert – answer is NO https://t.co/2Pqzy07UVT

— Donald Northfelt (@dnorthfelt) November 4, 2017

Studies show little benefit in supplements https://t.co/0fHIiBIiYK

— NYT Health (@NYTHealth) November 20, 2016

Top 6 Nutrition (and Other) Myths on Breast Cancer Prevention: https://t.co/zPBxWTM3ki pic.twitter.com/lHPoVabKrN

— AICR (@aicrtweets) October 7, 2016

What You Eat Does Matter to Improve Cancer Outcomes- @DrLCohen on our reccs: https://t.co/qiKumYBgwa @huffpostblog pic.twitter.com/ZEYmxhAA7U

— AICR (@aicrtweets) May 10, 2016

reducing risk of #colorectalcancer – foods w/fiber, healthy weight, exercise: https://t.co/GVxzUu21A1 pic.twitter.com/JZePXeb2G3

— AICR (@aicrtweets) March 29, 2016

via @nprnews: Prozac In The Yogurt Aisle: Can ‘Good’ Bacteria Chill Us Out? http://t.co/lN2KWm2o4c

— Donald Northfelt (@dnorthfelt) July 14, 2015

Is #coffee good or bad for me? http://t.co/fe5PGwXCLM pic.twitter.com/Lklgo4xJjc

— Mayo Clinic (@MayoClinic) February 14, 2015

There’s the one heart-friendly snack that’s got it all. Can you guess what it is? http://t.co/3njHPsPsaZ #HelpYourHeart

— MayoClinicHealthSys (@MayoClinicHS) February 21, 2015