Keeping to a healthy weight and being more physically active will help you feel stronger, have more energy and boost your self-esteem. It reduces the risk of conditions such as heart disease, stroke and diabetes. It may also reduce the risk of developing some cancers and the risk of certain cancers coming back. Your cancer doctor or nurse can tell you more about this.
Choosing to eat healthily is one of the best decisions you can make for your overall health. You get even more benefits if you combine it with being more physically active. Making positive lifestyle choices can also give you back a sense of control by helping you focus on what you can do for yourself.