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Cancer-Fighting Diet

Help from the Experts

Help from the Experts

With such a complex issue, we turned to the experts to figure out what it takes to build a cancer-fighting diet. Oncology dietitians Maria Romano, MS, RD, CDN, and Amanda Bontempo, BS, RD, CDN, from Montefiore-Einstein Center for Cancer Care have seen firsthand the dangerous relationship between an unhealthy diet, lack of physical activity and cancer risk. And while oncology dietitians can help you maintain a healthy diet during and after cancer treatment, these tips and advice from Romano and Bontempo can help you lower your cancer risk in the first place.

By Daniel Halperin, published March 22, 2011. Daniel is a freelance writer based in New York City.