Nutrition and Cancer

Does what we eat impact our chances of developing cancer in our lifetime? Do certain foods protect us while others hurt us? If we are what we eat, can you eat in a way to avoid cancer? 

In this month's edition of Your Health Connection, JaQuitta Williams was joined in studio by Registered Dietician Kiki Smalley-Frazier to discuss nutrition essentials as it relates to cancer. This taping was recorded on Wednesday, January 20 at 6:00 p.m.   

Nutrition is a process in which food is taken in and used by the body for growth, to keep the body healthy, and to replace tissue. Good nutrition is important for good health. Eating the right kinds of foods before, during, and after cancer treatment can help the patient feel better and stay stronger. A healthy diet includes eating and drinking enough of the foods and liquids that have the important nutrients (vitamins, minerals, protein, carbohydrates, fat, and water) the body needs.

Listen to the show here