Living well: Eating well

Living well: Eating well
Healthy eating is an important component of prehab. You have the power to take some control of your journey with cancer by eating well before, during and after treatment. Find out how small changes to what you eat can make a big difference to how you feel over time in this video. 

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Summary of key points


Try to eat a varied diet made up mostly of fruit and veg that you like best, and carbohydrate, such as potatoes, wholegrain bread, rice and pasta.


Eating a varied diet can help your body get the energy and nutrients it needs.


Try to drink six to eight glasses of fluid a day, limiting juices and smoothies and avoiding alcohol as much as possible. 


Remember to be kind to yourself, and always talk to your care team if in doubt, or for personal advice on your diet. 

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This patient video has been organised and fully funded by Bristol Myers Squibb under a collaborative initiative with Macmillan Cancer Support, whose advice in helping to develop the content of this video including engagement with people with lived experience of cancer is hereby acknowledged.