AICR iThrive Plan: Nourish and Nurture Yourself after Cancer

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Life after a major illness like cancer, may at times seem as overwhelming as the experience of navigating through the disease. Here at AICR we often hear from cancer survivors who are looking for help with what to do to boost their odds for a longer, healthier life. AICR’s Cancer Prevention Recommendations are a blueprint for overall healthy habits and one great place to start. And with the New American Plate (NAP) Challenge you can integrate diet and physical activity recommendations into your lifestyle with weekly challenges that are specific and realistic.

Yet patients, survivors and their families also care about other spheres of life, including emotional and spiritual health, that need care and attention for feelings of overall well-being. That’s why AICR is partnering with iThrive Plan to offer you a unique program that can help nurture your spirit and your body in addition to physical activity and nutrition. Read more… “AICR iThrive Plan: Nourish and Nurture Yourself after Cancer”

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    Move More and Sit Less for Cancer Prevention and Survival, say New HHS Guidelines

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    On November 12, 2018, the U.S. government did something good for our health. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services gave us clear guidelines for the amount and types of physical activity to reduce the risk for common diseases, and to improve health for people with chronic diseases.
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      Nutrition Guidance During Treatment for Breast Cancer

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      October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual worldwide health campaign dedicated to increase the awareness of breast cancer and raise funds for research. The AICR/WCRF CUP reports on Breast Cancer Prevention and Breast Cancer Survivorship summarize the current research on diet, nutrition and physical activity. Angela Hummel is a clinical dietitian and specialist in oncology nutrition. She gets many questions from people getting ready to start treatment for breast cancer. Here are her answers to few of the most frequently asked questions.

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