Cancer treatment on nutrition and diet therapy

By | April 9, 2012

(1) a variety of pre-treatment nutrition and diet therapy : the main treatment for cancer (surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy) have on the human body have different degrees of damage, the body repair the damage, we need more supply of nutrients. Therefore, before treatment to enhance nutrition, nutrition for the treatment of some reserve is necessary. To select high-quality, highly nutritious foods, to ensure in particular the supply of protein. Before treatment, many cancer patients have shown symptoms, choose the appropriate under the circumstances, the efficacy of the food.
(2) post-operative nutrition and diet therapy: In principle, high-calorie, high protein, high in vitamins, to meet the surgical needs of consumption and tissue repair. Protein high-calorie consumption can be saved, but to pay attention to patients after digestion and absorption capacity is weak, especially the digestive tract surgery, should be selected easily digestible energy-dense foods, animal fats, not too much. The amount of protein is not only adequate, but the quality is higher, essential amino acids to be reasonable. Should choose eggs, milk, broth, soy products. By drugs during hospitalization vitamin supplements to make up for lack of dietary vitamin supply.
(3) nutrition and diet during chemotherapy treatment: chemotherapy not only kills cancer cells, but also metabolism, more active proliferation of normal cells also have different degrees of damage. More prominent with the performance of hematopoietic tissue, gastrointestinal mucosa, liver and so on. In such cases, patients require high nutrient supply on the one hand, on the other hand there are loss of appetite, digestion and absorption capacity decreased, and even nausea, vomiting, should pay special attention in the choice of food both nutritious, but also stimulate the appetite, and easy to digest and absorb. Also according to the symptoms, treatment choices are symptomatic of food. Chemotherapy patients in the reduction of blood cells, you can choose the role of a liter of blood in food, such as jujube, peanuts, pig, eggs, turtles, etc.; option for the patient's spleen and stomach Spleen Qi, spleen appetite of food, such as rice, potatoes, dates, chicken, soybeans, Luoka, tomato, large Mamai, cabbage, etc.; of nausea and vomiting in patients with drug optional vegetables, reed rhizome, lentils and other foods have Jiangni vomiting.
(4) therapeutic nutrition and diet during the treatment: radiation in killing cancer cells while normal tissue surrounding the lesion has some damage. In addition, radiotherapy to a certain time, can reduce the emergence of hematopoietic function of the system. During radiotherapy can enhance the nutritional supplement consumption, reduce side effects, to help role in the successful completion of the treatment plan. From the treatment point of view, symptomatic treatment can also choose the role of some food.
(5) choose to have therapeutic effects on other symptoms of food: Patients who cough spitting, the choice of dill Grilled pear, taro, ginger, bamboo shoots, which are cough, phlegm effect of food; optional on banana constipation , honey, watermelon, pears, etc.; optional for edema patients watermelon, melon, carp, bait fish, such as the kernel; bleeding tendencies should select a shepherd's purse, towel gourd, edible fungus, persimmon, mussels, eggplant, etc..

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