A Gardening Program Helps Cancer Survivors…

26 Apr

adopt healthier lifestyles, we hear from Wendy Demark-Wahnefried, PhD, RD.

In a study, Master Gardeners mentored cancer survivors to set up vegetable gardens. Compared with non gardening people, participants ate more vegetables, gained fewer inches and had improved self-worth.

Search online for “cooperative extension” plus your zip code to see if there are gardening classes for cancer survivors nearby.

Source: Bottom Line Personal March 2018 Wendy Demark-Wahnefried, PhD, RD, is professor of nutrition sciences at University of Alabama at Birmingham

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