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Gardening May Help Cancer Survivors Eat Better, Feel Greater ‘Worth’

For cancer survivors, three seasons of home vegetable gardening may increase physical activity, fruits and vegetables in the diet and also enhance feelings of self-worth, researchers say. Possibly as a result of these healthy behaviors, gardeners in the small study also tended to gain less weight around their waists compared to their counterparts on a waiting list for the gardening intervention, the study team reports. It’s estimated there are more than 15 million cancer survivors in...

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