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

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

Video: Basic Nutrition Recommendations for Cancer Patients

Learn about foods that can help you gain weight and strengthen your immune system.

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. 

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