FOOD SECURITY AND NUTRITION.

Nutrition refers to the way our body utilizes the food that we ingest in order to provide us with energy and growth requirements. Good nutrition helps us reach and maintain a healthy weight, reduce the risk of chronic diseases and promote overall health. As a cancer survivor on long term surveillance or a cancer patient, it is very important to practice good nutrition because treatment and cancer tend to be harsh on the body and in the event that one’s nutritional status is not good, there are chances that malnutrition will occur which could be fatal in the long term.

 

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