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A 34-year-old member asked:

Are there any foods that are good to eat while going through chemotherapy?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
Yes eat healthy, loF: Low fat foods are more healthy and easier to digest. So focus on eating Starches/Pasta and lots of fruits. Avoid greasy rich, friend foods. May have dairy products(milk, Yogurt and ice creams) and proteins like Almonds daily(good source of proteins).

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A 37-year-old member asked:

Could you tell me what are good foods to eat or not eat when you are going through chemo?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
More starches,avoid : Avoid fried/greesy foods. Usually relatively bland foods will be more appealing, seasoned /spiced foods may cause nausea. Steam from hot food may not agree..So use less than steamy hot foods. Cold cuts and fruits are more appealing.Rich foods are hard to digest so go with pasta and more starch based foods.
Dr. William A Biermann
Medical Oncology 47 years experience
You might also find that your taste changes with chemotherapy. This can also influence your food choices
May 20, 2013

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