diet

I have a friend who is just finishing chemo prior to an operation, then possibly radiotherapy. She wants to learn if there is anything that she can do for her diet- anything in particular. She read somewhere that the chemo kills lots of your stomach baceria - is this true and if it is, is there something that one can do to rebuild them through diet. Many thanks indeed for any thoughts.

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  • I have just completed my treatment, chemo, surgery and radio. Water is the best drink. Please drink lots of water to get the toxins out of your system. Protein diet with with calcium intake increased will help to reduce the weakness and tiredness. Most important faith in HIM and your Oncologists and a positive attitude helps to cross the hurdle. Behind every dark cloud there is a silver lining so keep looking at the silver lining. Things are easier said than done but it is a hurdle which has to be crossed. Take care and keep posting.All the best to your friend.

  • hello!greetings to u and ur friend.i too have gone through this phase.drink lots of fluids specially coconut water.if you can manage take wheat grass juice,praying for a speedy recovery.have faith everything will be fine.

  • hello Arundhatip

    I am a cancer survivour for last 1.5 yrs.Lots of liquid diet,high protein diet eg curd,panir,protein powder,sprouts,milk etc.take Real ka leechee juice...It increases the platelet counts in blood.Self hygiene is the most imp.protect yourself from any type of infection.prefer ghar ka khana.one of the best thing is positive attitude,strong will power.trust your Dr and God.Your friend will be alright very soon.all the best.

  • Hello my sister will also undergo chemotheraphy within 8 to 10 days. Nice to hear from all of you

  • Eating healthy food is so important for everyone, even more so for someone going through chemo and/or radiation therapy. Everyone one is different and sometimes eating is difficult at first. Here is a link to some excellent information htt://healthyfoodmaven.must.behave.and.not.advertise.

    These nutrition experts have special training in oncology and nutrition, and base their advice on scientifically sound nutrition research. Best wishes for your friend's recovery.

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