Cancer Treatment Centers of America

What are some basic nutrition recommendations to help people fighting cancer gain weight and build up their immune system?

Answered by: Carolyn Lammersfeld, MBA, MS, RD, CSO, LD
Vice President of Integrative Medicine

Eating lean protein and foods rich in Omega-3 fatty acids can help patients gain weight in a healthy manner and boost their immune systems, Lammersfeld says. In this video, she offers examples of foods rich in key nutrients.