Dietitian Nutritionist in India Article Page.

                  Cancer is not single disorder. There are many kinds of cancer, take different courses and require different treatments. Among the various cancer, the uterine vertex, breast, oro-pharyngeal, large bowel (colo-rectal), stomach, ovarian, oesophageal, endoetrium, prostate gland are likely to be influenced by diet. These are also common type of cancer. About 1/3 of all cancers are directly or indirectly related by diet.

Weight loss is often evident at the time cancer is diagnosed and severe malnutrition often seen in the later stages of cancer.

Without adequate energy and nutrients, the body is poorly equipped to maintain immune defenses, support organ function, absorb nutrients, and mend damaged tissues.

Diet is an important area of intervention for primary cancer prevention.