11 Oct 2019
Food Safety for Cancer Patients
Food safety is essential for everyone, but it is especially important if you are suffering from cancer. Preparation and storage will vary across the type of cancer you bear, its treatment and your immune system’s ability to fight off bacteria and other viruses present in food. Therefore, performing all the right steps can protect your body from foodborne illnesses. The rule of thumb is to have a diet rich in vegetables, fruits, whole grains, pulses, beans, lean meat and low-fat dairy to preserve your body’s strength and immune system throughout your demanding cancer treatment. If you have those items checked, here’s all you need to know about food safety.