Maintaining a Healthy Diet During Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy can be responsible for a wide range of issues that interfere with healthy eating and can affect people in quite different ways: Chemo can cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, appetite loss, changes in one’s sense of taste or smell that make eating unpleasant, mouth sores, dry mouth, lactose intolerance, weight gain or weight loss.

The infographic, found below, is a helpful guide on those undergoing chemotherapy. It provides suggestions and tips that are brief enough to always keep in the back of your head. If you can make eating more nutritious and enjoyable over the course of your treatment, then you’re going to feel healthier and healthier as time goes on.

Of course, if these tips and all else fails, consult with your physician or a dietician to review your diet plans. Continue reading for dietary inspiration. 

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