The diet of cancer patients during radiotherapy care

By | October 30, 2011

About 70% of cancer patients need radiation therapy, some patients caused by radiation reaction eating disorders, so that a further decline in physical fitness to withstand disease, torture, and finally to cancer treatment failure. Therefore, to ensure the smooth progress of radiotherapy, must pay attention to diet support.Diet during radiotherapy of cancer patients do care, keep indoor air fresh, focused on food processing color, smell, taste, shape, light, and appropriate to accommodate the eating habits of patients, to create a good dining mood. Smell, taste abnormalities in patients may be appropriate to increase the spices. In addition, the family as much time to dine with the patients so that patients, increase intimacy, to stimulate desire to eat.
Care of cancer patients during radiotherapy choose high-calorie diet, high protein, high in vitamins, digestible, non-irritant food. Many of the radiation-induced reactions similar to poison the evil Shangyin hot performance of gas consumption, so the radiation can be more nourishing to eat some food, such as watermelon, pear, peach, grape, plum, white fungus, reed rhizome and so on.
Abdominal radiotherapy, some patients will experience nausea, vomiting. Food should be light and less greasy, small meals often, a small amount of food that can be put ginger to taste, try to avoid stale food proteins or smell strange. Abdominal radiation therapy and sometimes there abdominal distention, diarrhea. At this point should eat easily digestible, light and less oily food, such as semi-liquid diet or less residue diet, avoid foods with more fiber and sticky, cold food.
Some radiotherapy patients will present with constipation, then, should be increased activity. Eat fresh vegetables, fruits and other foods rich in fiber, such as potatoes, sweet potatoes, apples, pears and so on. Maren Pills Chinese herb when necessary.
Urinary frequency, urgency, dysuria and hematuria are symptoms of radiation cystitis, often occur in bladder cancer, prostate cancer, cervical cancer, rectal cancer and other pelvic tumors during radiation therapy or radiation therapy. At this time patients should drink more water, more urination. In addition, the amount of baking soda added services to make the urine alkaline.
Because radiation therapy can cause bone marrow suppression, manifested as decreased white blood cells and platelets and so on. In order to prevent bone marrow suppression caused by decreased blood, pay attention to strengthening nutrition, proper eating more chicken, duck, fish, meat, etc., should adopt the boiling, stewing, steaming and other methods to cook. TRA can also choose more foods such as animal liver, kidney, heart, egg yolk, etc.; vegetables, spinach, tomatoes, celery, etc.; fruit may give plum, pineapple, peach, grape, jujube, red bayberry, oranges, orange and so on.
Cancer patients during radiotherapy diet nursing home care is an important project should be planned, reasonable arrangements for the purpose of scientific deployment. The diet of cancer patients should pay attention to the following:
(1) supply adequate energy, protein and vitamin food, in order to maintain the patient's nutrition. Diet variety and easy to digest, eat quality protein with milk, eggs, fish, meat, poultry, soy products category. Eat honey, and sugar-rich rice, flour, etc. to supplement the heat; eat vitamin-rich water to stay, liver, peanuts and carrots, tomatoes, cabbage and other fresh vegetables.
(2) Note that food containing trace elements and the appropriate intake of fat to fly in the foundation and aluminum minerals have anticancer effects, with humble foods are mushrooms, garlic, onions, millet, corn, aluminum-containing foods are soybeans, lentils, Luoka and so on. Adequate intake of fat and vegetable oil, can help the absorption of fat-soluble vitamin, and supplement the heat.
(3) choose a secondary anti-cancer food. Such as algae, seaweed and other seafood have Endometriosis role; Hu Luoka can enhance macrophage phagocytosis; mushrooms, edible fungus, beans, ergot, day lily, asparagus belong to the complementary anti-cancer food.
(4) avoid eating non-digestible food dishes attention to color, smell, taste deployment, eat tomatoes, Luoka, mountain plum, red dates, etc., conducive to digestion, another anti-cancer effect.
(5) attention to improving eating habits and cooking methods, do not eat fungus, toxin contaminated food, or charred, smoked, crisp system and high-salt foods. Also avoid eating sadness, thinking, customary law, etc., should be in a relaxed state of mind eating, maintaining a good mood, conducive to digestion and absorption.

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