Many of us make New Year resolutions to have a healthier lifestyle, but this can be challenging if you are recovering from cancer treatment. In this blog, Content Developer Azmina suggests ways of making positive changes and keeping to a healthy weight.
You may not expect to gain weight during cancer treatment, but there are several reasons why this could happen:
Try not to be too hard on yourself if you have gained weight. After treatment, most people need time to recover. But as you gradually get better, you may find that you’re ready to make some changes.
Keeping to a healthy weightHere are 10 practical tips for reaching and maintaining a healthy weight:
For more informationFor more information, you can order our free booklet Managing weight gain after cancer treatment.
We can also send you a Move More pack, which includes a DVD and our booklet Physical activity and cancer. There is more information on having a healthy lifestyle on our website.
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