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Best diet for breast cancer patients

Swift recommends eating cruciferous vegetables like broccoli, cauliflower and Brussels sprouts because they pack a phytochemical punch while also providing your body with a lot of fiber. Photo: Pexels

(Elaine K. Howley/ Health US News) — Nutritional science continues to sharpen our understanding of how the foods people eat may contribute to the development of cancer, as well as how certain foods can support a patient nutritionally while in active treatment.

With breast cancer specifically, research is showing that because it’s often a hormonally driven disease, controlling your weight and managing your diet can be helpful during treatment and may help decrease your chances of developing the disease in the first place. (…)