Nutrition in cancer care embodies prevention of disease, treatment, cure, or supportive palliation. Caution should be exercised when considering alternative or unproven nutritional therapies during all phases of cancer treatment and supportive palliation, as these diets may prove harmful. Patient nutritional status plays an integral role in determining not only risk of developing cancer but also risk of therapy-related toxicity and medical outcomes. Whether the goal of cancer treatment is cure or palliation, early detection of nutritional problems and prompt intervention are essential. Find out more from the National Cancer Institute
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Diet for COPD
Nutritional Guidelines for Managing COPD
This article provides basic information to help you make healthy food choices. Planning what you eat and balancing your meals are important ways to manage your health. Eating healthy often means making changes in your current eating habits. Changing your eating habits will not cure COPD, but it can help you feel better. A registered dietitian can provide in-depth nutrition guidance, tailor this educational information to meet your needs, and help you create and follow a personal action plan.