Surviving cancer doesn't always inspire people to eat healthier, according to a new study. In fact, it may do just the opposite.
Researchers report that on average, cancer survivors eat a less nutritious diet than the overall population, including less fiber and more empty calories.
Fang Fang Zhang, an epidemiologist at Tufts University who co-wrote the study published in the journal Cancer, said the results came as a surprise.
"Cancer survivors are usually motivated to improve their health, so I think it is...