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Wellness through Nutrition

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Get Your Digestive Tract
Back on Track
Tips for Coping with Cancer-Related Gastrointestinal Complications

by Marie Morande, RD, CSO, LD

No matter what type of cancer treatment you receive – radiation, chemotherapy, or surgery – all of them pose potential side effects. And some of the most common side effects involve the gastro­intestinal tract, also called the digestive tract. Cancer treatment can affect your body’s ability to absorb food, and can cause disruptive gastrointestinal issues. These gastrointestinal complications may include nausea and vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, and sore mouth.

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A Recipe for Getting the Nutrition You Need during Cancer Treatment

by Holly Clegg

Anyone who’s been diagnosed with cancer knows that cancer and the side effects of treatment can affect the body in many differ­ent ways. People undergoing cancer treatment may experience loss of appetite, taste and smell changes, sore throat, diarrhea, consti­pation, and a lack of energy. All these changes can make maintaining adequate calories and nutrition difficult.

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Food for Life

by Maria Petzel, RD, CSO, LD, CNSC, FAND

When you’re undergoing can­cer treatment, so many things can seem out of your control. However, one thing most survivors can control is nutrition. During treatment, making the right food choices can help you manage symptoms, improve your tolerance of treatment, and increase your quality of life. Once treatment ends, good nutri­tion can help rebuild your body after cancer.

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