​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Diet and Nutrition

Young person cooking vegetables in a large saucepanGood nutrition is an important ​part of your cancer journey.

Cancer and cancer treatments may affect the way your body tolerates food and uses nutrients. Maintaining a well-balanced diet, including a variety of foods can help you feel better and stronger. ​

Focusing on eating well during treatment helps to maintain your body weight and muscle mass, improves strength and mobility, decreases risk for infection and promotes healing and recovery.

Below is a list of diet and nutrition programs and services available.

 

Programs & Services

ELLICSR Kitchen
​​​Wellspring Cancer Support Network

 

Website and Blogs

Nourish
The ELLISCR Kitchen
Unlock Food
Registered Dietitians Blogs

 

Other Resources

UHN Patient Education Pamphlets and Brochures
Nutritio​​n for People with Cancer Websites - BC Cancer Agency
Eating Well During and After Treatment - Canadian Cancer Society

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Last reviewed: 3/31/2021
Last modified: 4/1/2021 6:20 AM