A healthy diet is vital to maintain a good baseline of health and wellbeing during and post cancer treatment. Emerging evidence suggests that diet and weight management as well as regular physical activity are linked to better survival rates, diminished cancer recurrence for those in remission and even disease prevention.
There is a lot of misinformation about nutrition available and it’s important to get guided, evidence based advice around your nutrition from an Accredited Practicing Dietitian with experience in Cancer Care.
Benefits of working with a specialised Oncology Dietitian
Help you manage the symptoms and side effects of treatment such as taste changes, appetite, dry mouth, nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea which can lead to poor nutrition uptake and absorption.
Breaking through cancer related nutrition myths so you have evidenced based information.
Provides practical, easy tips to try at home even when you aren’t feeling your best.
Improve your overall health and wellbeing so you can better tolerate invasive or draining treatments.
Maintain a health weight and well balanced diet which are key parts of a recurrence prevention strategy.
Take a holistic look at your overall health if you are managing additional medical conditions alongside your cancer diagnosis.