For many cancer patients, treatment can lead to changes in their sense of taste and smell that can make it challenging to eat healthy. During and even after treatment, changes in eating habits are commonly reported, which can cause unintended weight change and poor nutrition.
From research findings to controversies, we saw a lot of important stories related to lifestyle and cancer in 2019. In no particular order, here are a few of the stories we think are important to remember.
Holidays can pose challenges when it comes to food. Whether you’re the one moving toward more plant-forward eating habits or you’re trying to accommodate diverse eating patterns as you host friends and family, it can be overwhelming. For some people, plant-based diets mean “plants-only,” and for others it’s “plant-forward.” The good news is that the transition to including more plant foods doesn’t need to be as challenging as it seems.