Chemotherapy, while potentially life-saving, has major side effects that can be difficult to manage, as anyone who has gone through treatment knows. One of the most difficult tasks, for example, is to maintain a balanced diet, which the body needs crucially during this vulnerable stage. Maintaining strength to fight infection key and a lot of that comes from the nutrients your body can use.
Chemotherapy causes a variety of problems that interfere with proper nutrition and can affect people in a variety of ways: Chemotherapy can induce nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, appetite loss, changes in one’s perception of taste or smell, mouth ulcers, dry mouth, lactose intolerance, and weight gain or loss. For tips on how to stay ahead of the curve, check out the resource below.