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Table 1 Inclusion and exclusion criteria

From: Healthy Eating and Active Lifestyle After Bowel Cancer (HEAL ABC): feasibility randomised controlled trial protocol

Inclusion criteria Exclusion criteria
Adults, age ≥ 18 Age < 18
Minimum 12 weeks post-surgery and/or active treatment Less than 12 weeks post-surgery or active treatment
Completed all active anti-cancer treatments, including surgery, radiotherapy or chemotherapy Receiving treatment for malignancy, secondary malignancy
No serious health complications Short bowel syndrome, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, diverticulitis or jejunostomy, previous stroke, congested cardiac failure or oedema, hepatic or renal failure
No specific dietary requirements On any therapeutic diets, multiple food intolerances or allergies
Body Mass Index ≥ 20 kg/m2 Body Mass Index < 20 kg/m2
Unintentional weight loss ≤ 5% in the previous 3–6 months Unintentional weight loss >5% in the previous 3–6 months
Following < 4 of the WCRF/AICR recommendations Already following ≥ 4 WCRF/AICR recommendations
Ability to work with computer, smart phone or tablet Inability to work with computer, smart phone or tablet
Ability to give informed consent Inability to give informed consent
  1. WCRF/AICR World cancer Research Fund and American Institute of Cancer Research