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Gardening may help cancer survivors eat better, feel greater ‘worth’

TEXAS: 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 the U.S., over two thirds of…