Proof It Works: Nutrition (more)
  • Research: Greater Survival After Breast Cancer in Physically Active Women With High Vegetable-Fruit Intake Regardless of Obesity
    June 2007, National Institutes of Health
    In this study, researchers found that breast cancer survivors who consumed five or more servings of vegetables-fruits daily and exercised the equivalent of 30 minutes a day/6 days a week experienced a 50% better survival rate, regardless of obesity. Click here to read more.
  • Nutrition and physical activity during and after cancer treatment: an American Cancer Society guide for informed choices.
    November-December 2006, National Institutes of Health
    For long-term cancer survivors, an appropriate weight, a healthful diet, and a physically active lifestyle aimed at preventing recurrence, second primary cancers, and other chronic diseases should be a priority. Click here to read more. 
  • Nutrition and Survival After the Diagnosis of Breast Cancer: A Review of the Evidence
    August 2002, Journal of Clinical Oncology
    “The high incidence of breast cancer coupled with improvements in initial treatments have led to an ever-increasing number of breast cancer survivors. Recurrence is an important issue in the management of these patients, but so too are risks for second primary cancers, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and osteoporosis, because these patients are at increased risk for these comorbidities. For many of these disorders, the benefit of dietary intervention or weight management has a demonstrated role.” Click here to read more.