Expert Insights: Easy ways to help reduce cancer risk

Thursday, February 3, 2022

When she started working as a clinical dietitian in oncology, Cynthia Thomson, PhD, RD, noticed patients being treated for cancer often were not told of the importance of diet and physical activity. She went on to earn a doctorate in nutritional sciences, and she now focuses her research on cancer survivorship and cancer prevention through lifestyle factors. She shares her expertise on how physical activity can be integrated throughout your day, why metabolic health is more critical than body weight, and how (joyfully) eating a wide variety of fruits and vegetables are easy ways to help reduce your cancer risk.