Good health habits can make a difference in your cancer recovery.
Research has shown that eating a plant-based diet and staying physically active can make a significant difference in not just your weight but in your overall well-being.
Exercise to move beyond cancer.
Exercise can strengthen muscles and bones, improve your heart health, fight infections, improve your balance, reduce stress, help you sleep better, and help prevent or lessen the effects of other diseases. Follow these physical activity guidelines for adults, per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):
Keep up with recommended cancer screenings.
After treatment ends, it’s important to stay up to date on any screenings your cancer treatment team recommends. By scheduling routine checkups and getting cancer screenings, you can stay in charge of your health. If a new condition or cancer recurrence is found, it can be addressed early, when it is most treatable.