Practicing healthy eating habits throughout cancer treatment is essential. Staying hydrated and maintaining muscle tissue with enough fluids, calories and nutrients can reduce treatment delays, boost your immune system and help minimize debilitating side effects such as fatigue.
Navigating reliable, useful information can be overwhelming. We want to help you and your caregivers with suggestions for maintaining a healthy diet during chemotherapy. Share this information with family and friends who often ask, "What can I do to help?”. You, your friends and family can all benefit from taking control of nutrition.
Once diagnosed with cancer, many people experience a strong desire to take control of their health with nutrition. Learn about popular anti-cancer diets, dietary supplements, and how to get the vitamins, minerals, and phytochemicals you need from your diet.Read More
Individual diagnosis and treatment may require modification of diet. In addition, fatigue, information overload and the desire of family and friends to provide assistance can create considerable stress for the patient. This section provides information on modifying your diet, planning meals and snacks and communicating needs to family and friends.Read More
Cleveland Clinic's MyConsult Online Nutrition Consultations is a secure, online program that connects you to a registered dietitian from the Center for Human Nutrition from the comfort of home. Dietitians will develop a personalized, comprehensive nutrition program based on your unique requirements. After you answer a series of simple questions, a dietitian will review your needs, help you establish realistic goals, and offer you the right combination of healthy eating changes, meal planning, and helpful tips to start you on your way to a healthier future.Read More