Thursday, 21 August 2014

Cancer Cambating-Nutritious Facts of Food

Basically, no food can cure cancer, but still what you eat or not can make a lot of difference. Cancer treatment like Chemotherapy or Radiation put a lot of strain on one’s body, so you have to make the right choices during and after treatment, which can help you to feel better & live longer in a healthier way.
                         There are some facts which can help you to combat cancer & its side effects.

Choose What You Eat:-
    1. Choose high protein & a low fat diet.
    2. Eat frequent small meals.
    3. Avoid foods low in calorie or foods having zero calorie.
    4. Try to eat when you are feeling good.
    5. Do not drink liquids with your meals.
    6. Avoid spicy foods or foods with strong odors.
    7. Drink 100% fruit or vegetable juices.
Ease Side Effects with Food:-
    1.  Nix Nausea:- To ward off nausea, eat bland foods, smaller meals, and eat slowly.
    2.  Fire away Fatigue:- To combat Fatigue, keep nutritious things handy, such as nuts, carrot slices, or cereals, or yogurt.
    3.  Manage mouth sores:- Puree or grind foods are easy to swallow, & easier to eat. Liquid foods such as soups and smoothies are also good options.
    4.  Conquer constipation:- Eat high fibre foods like beans, lentils, vegetables, and fresh or dried fruit.
    5.  Drive away diarrhea:- Eat soft, bland foods & avoid greasy foods. Drink plenty of water to balance electrolytes in the body. 
    6.  Focus on food safety:-
      • Stay away from refrigerated & moldy foods
      • Cook all your meals properly with proper choice of oil.
      • Scrub and rinse fruits and vegetables thoroughly before cooking.

     "Healthy Food makes a Healthy Body and Soul"….
" Combat Cancer with Nutritious food choices"