The nutritional needs of cancer patients

By | April 10, 2012

The nutritional needs of cancer patients is very important to strengthen the nutrition, because of the centralizer, the general improvement of machine off, enhance immunity, prevent cancer recurrence and then had other cancers.
Dietary requirements of various nutrients: protein food to be slightly higher than normal, such as fish, eggs, meat. With the normal amount of fat should be similar, not increased. Sugar foods should not be too high, can be slightly lower than normal. Compared to intake of foods high in fiber content can reduce the intestinal absorption of toxic substances.
Certain inorganic salts, vitamins and trace elements can inhibit tumor development and progression, so intake should be slightly higher than normal. High-fiber diet that includes vegetables, fruit. If you have adequate enteral dietary fiber, one bowel movement to speed up and reduce the cancer-causing substances in the body to stay in time, and because an increase in dietary fiber, the intestines and thus reduce the carcinogenic density; Second, dietary fiber to promote intestinal bacterial growth, including beneficial bacteria inhibit the cancer-causing substances.
Cancer rehabilitation patients food requirements increase the overall nutrition, increased attention to eat some good for the immune function of food. Such as fish, shrimp, mushrooms, cabbage, black fungus, milk, soy milk and so on. Should be the thickness of the grain mix, flour and rice to eat less, eat more whole grains, cereals such as oats, buckwheat, millet and beans; eat more fresh vegetables, fruits, especially rich in dietary fiber, carotene, vitamin C, Vitamin E and B vitamins, daily consumption of vegetables is about 400 to 500 grams, 200 grams of fruit.
The nutritional needs of cancer patients, according to the principle of a balanced diet, food and more variety with, the main staple cereal, with the thickness; non-staple food mainly vegetarian, with meat and vegetables, not a partial eclipse, not picky eaters, do not eat the same kind of special food, do not eat too much, but hunger and fullness; food should now do is eat, eat more fresh food, eat food stored too long.

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