What should we eat, and what shouldn’t we eat? What keeps cancer patients healthy, and what can help fend off cancer in the first place? These are big questions, and it can be hard to tell the difference between a nutritional myth and a nutritional fact.
“Superfood,” a relatively new term, refers to foods that have certain supposed very good health benefits. In this episode, Stacy Kennedy, MPH, RD, a senior clinical nutritionist in Nutrition Services at Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center, helps us uncover what the real deal is with these foods — and whether they can help cancer patients.