I was delighted to deliver the keynote presentation and lead an interactive session at an event that aimed to raise awareness about diet and lifestyle among breast cancer survivors. The event was focused on some of the unique challenges that breast cancer survivors face when it comes to changing eating habits following their cancer diagnosis.
We often hear about studies that get widely covered in the media showing the potential of certain foods with antioxidants preventing and repairing damage from oxidative stress, and about foods that can help lower cancer risk generally.
How can health professionals most effectively help people adopt lifestyle choices that reduce their risk of cancer? The 2018 AICR Third Expert Report provides updated evidence-based recommendations for eating habits, physical activity, and healthy body weight. A new scoring system has been published that reflects these recommendations, giving researchers a tool to consistently assess habits of study participants.Read more… “New Cancer Prevention Recommendations Score: Implications for Health Professionals”