Nutrition

While some risk factors, including a genetic predisposition for disease, cannot be controlled, research has shown certain lifestyle factors, like a healthy diet, exercise and maintaining a healthy body weight, could prevent nearly half of the cases of colorectal cancers diagnosed in the United States every year.

Nutritional needs and challenges are different for every cancer patient. Roswell Park's RDNs can make personalized recommendations to help you manage any side effects of treatment and stay healthy into the future.
While low-carb diets may appear to provide a “quick fix” when it comes to weight loss, evidence doesn't show that they help you lose weight in the long term. In fact, many diets that have been shown to be healthful patterns of eating are not low in carbohydrates. Here's the lowdown.
With the temptation of holiday foods all around, it's easy to overeat. Here are some tips for enjoying those treats without overdoing it.
Extra calories can add up: Just 100 calories per day beyond your needs could lead to an extra 10 pounds of weight per year.
There is strong evidence that eating at least three servings of whole-grain foods per day decreases the risk of colorectal cancer. Consuming whole grains also has been shown to promote cardiovascular health and reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes. But what are whole grains?
Ripe, freshly picked fruits and vegetables tend to be at their most nutrient-dense.
Protein supports your body’s recovery during and after cancer. Find out which foods are a good source.

Even if you already have cancer, you can’t let down your guard when it comes to prevention. In fact, cancer patients have even more reason to be on guard, because they usually have a higher risk for infection or developing other types of cancer.

You may have concerns about healthy eating during the COVID-19 pandemic. Healthy eating is important for your overall health and well-being. Here are some tips to help you during this time.

Sugar-sweetened beverages such as soda, sweet tea, lemonade and sweetened coffee beverages lead to excess added sugar in the diet, which may lead to weight gain.

This month, pick an herb or spice that you might not use very often and try using it when you cook. To get you started, here are just a few examples of flavorful herbs and spices — and some recipes for tasty dishes!