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Importance Of  Good Nutrition During Cancer Treatment

Importance Of Good Nutrition During Cancer Treatment

Food is a fundamental necessity of every living being on this planet. Nutrition leverages growth and sustainability of the body. Human race, bound to perform several physical and mental activities everyday, needs it in the right quantity. A sudden growth of some cells where it destroys the normal body tissues, expands in the body uncontrollably. There are different types of cancer affecting different body parts. Breast cancer, colon cancer, prostate cancer, basal cell cancer and lung cancer, to name a […]

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Gaps & opportunities for nutrition research in relation to non-communicable diseases

Gaps & opportunities for nutrition research in relation to non-communicable diseases

It is ironic how little the society is aware about the right nutritional approach despite food being such a big part of our lives. A right diet plan not only keeps one energized and fit but also keeps non-communicable diseases (NCDs) — like diabetes, cancer, cardiovascular diseases, kidney stone, anemia, among others — at bay. A very crucial reason behind this lack of awareness regarding the right nutritional foods is the lack of comprehensive researches in regards to nutrition. At […]

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Risk Factors for Thyroid Cancer: Review Focused on Nutritional Factors

Risk Factors for Thyroid Cancer: Review Focused on Nutritional Factors

Before the Industrial Revolution, processed iodine salt was hardly available in the markets and due to lack of the nutrient, a large population succumbed to the deadly thyroid cancer. Almost a century after, the picture relating to thyroid cancer hasn’t changed much. Even today, the regions consisting of population with inadequate iodine intake are witnessing a rapid increase in the cases of thyroid cancer. This form of endocrine cancer, which is one of the most common malignancies, accounts for 2% […]

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Nutrigenetics and its role in research on possible GI cancer cure

Nutrigenetics and its role in research on possible GI cancer cure

Nutrigenetics, in the last one decade, has become the buzz word for nutrition specialists and researchers working on disease prevention. It plays a significant role in ensuring well-being by providing indispensable nutritional recommendations. However, comprehending nutrigenetics can be a tedious as it requires a deep apprehension of genetics, nutrition and biochemistry. This is one of the many reasons why one rarely comes across people who admire the prominence of nutrigenetics in the reduction of severity of diseases and health optimization. […]

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Nutrition and Pediatric Oncology

Nutrition and Pediatric Oncology

Nutrition deficiency among cancer-ridden children is a major deterrent in the way of their recovery. Estimates by Indian Cancer Society indicates that each year, 50,000 children and adolescents in the age group 0 to 19 years will be diagnosed with cancer in India. Paediatric oncologists believe that an early diagnosis and treatment of cancer in children has a favourable chance of being cured. A strong nutritional care program, however, is undeniably, the need of the hour. The data available with the Indian […]

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