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  2. Nov 29, 2023

Plant-Based Diets Improve Quality of Life for Breast Cancer Patients

A plant-based diet improves cognitive function and emotional well-being and reduces fatigue in women with cancer. A study of 30 women receiving treatment for breast cancer were asked to either follow a whole food, plant-based diet or received usual care for eight weeks. The plant-based diet significantly improved their perceived cognitive function and emotional well-being and reduced fatigue.


Campbell E, Campbell T, Culakova E, et al. A whole food, plant-based randomized controlled trial in metastatic breast cancer: feasibility, nutrient, and patient-reported outcomes. Published online November 21, 2023. doi:10.21203/ 

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