At one time or another, we have all been guilty of snacking on a candy bar or other sweet to beat fatigue. If you are fighting cancer fatigue and feel the need to raid your child's Halloween candy bucket over the next few days, think twice before you swipe a few pieces for a quick boost in energy. Yes, step back from the bucket and put down those snack size chocolate bars. The truth is that they'll only give you a short lived sugar rush along with extra calories and unhealthy fat.
If you are looking for ways to fight fatigue, know that there are many other healthier ways to boost your energy. Cancer fatigue is unlike any other fatigue you may have ever experienced, but can be combated in ways that will result in more stable, consistent amounts of energy. Read more about how to fight cancer fatigue.