Hear directly from people conquering cancer – patients, doctors, family members, and friends.
You are What You Eat?
Dr. Nadja Pinnavaia has a long family history with cancer, but it wasn’t until her mother-in-law’s diagnosis with kidney cancer that she began connecting the healing power of a healthy diet.
“I didn't have an awareness of how much lifestyle and environment impacts our ability to stave off cancer cell growth when we have cancer and also increase our odds of survivorship,” said Dr. Pinnavaia.
How to Change Bad Habits
Low-carb? Vegetarian? Can patients make a drastic lifestyle change during the stress and struggle of cancer treatment?
“We're just starting to learn more about the biology behind our metabolisms and the promotion of cancer growth,” said Dr. Iyengar, “We can now bring together these fields of tumor and host biology, as well as nutrition, physical activity, and lifestyle and start to offer interventions.”
Dr. Pinnavaia and Dr. Iyengar combine their expertise to better understand how to making healthy fitness and nutrition choices can improve outcomes for patients.
In this episode, a cancer researcher and nutrition expert join forces to help reduce the risk of cancer and share the latest research for maintaining a diet and lifestyle to reduce the risk of cancer.