Mercy Health: The Link Between Diet and Cancer Treatment

Genetically modified food soy products processed meats and whether sugar actually "feeds" cancer. Those are all ranked at the top of the list of the most commonly asked questions of an oncology dietitian. With mixed messaging it can be difficult for peopl

Genetically modified food, soy, processed meats, and sugar feeding cancer are ranked at the top of the list of the most commonly asked questions of an oncology dietitian.  With mixed messaging, it can be difficult for people to know or understand what information is trustworthy. We spoke with Liz Weber, an Oncology Dietitian at Mercy Health, who discussed diet and how it is related to cancer.

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