Your diet, the amount of nutrition you get and how regularly you exercise all have an impact on your health.
Participating in physical activities regularly can help reduce some symptoms or side-effects from cancer treatments. Physical activities can also help lift your mood and improve energy, strength, balance and co-ordination.
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Diet and Nutrition
A healthy diet involves eating a variety of different foods, so that your body can get all the nutrients it requires to function at its best. Nutrients which include carbohydrates, protein, minerals, fats and vitamins all help your body by giving it energy, repairing and building essential tissues and help key body functions. To have the healthiest diet you can you should understand the 6 sections in the food pyramid. If you want more information on the food pyramid and how to make healthy eating easier click here on Safefood to learn more.
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