While it is your best defense in fighting off cancer, chemotherapy comes with serious side effects that can be extremely difficult to deal with. One of the most significant challenges of chemo is maintaining a healthy diet, which is imperative for staying strong and for fighting infections. Chemotherapy can be responsible for a wide range of problems and issues that interfere with your eating habits. Chemo can cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, appetite loss, dry mouth, sore throat, loss of taste and smell and fluctuation of weight. All inhibiting your ability to maintain a healthy diet.
Below you will find the infographic, 20 Healthy Diet Tips for Chemotherapy, which can be a helpful tool for anyone undergoing or will be undergoing chemotherapy. It serves as a guide that provides simple tips and suggestions on how to maintain a healthy diet with all the changes that chemo brings. If you can make eating more enjoyable and nutritious during your treatment, you’re going to feel much healthier and be much healthier as time goes on.
Of course, consulting with your personal doctor is always recommended and this guide does not take the place of that. These are mere suggestions and can be part of your overall effort to eating healthy during your fight!