Meat that tastes metallic? Dry mouth? Nausea? Those are just a few of the side effects from treatment for cancer, and they can make eating a real chore. So how can you use food to help recover, survive and thrive?
Growing Bolder’s registered dietitian and nutrition expert Dr. Susan Mitchell knows how important it is to use food for healing and with several personal connections to cancer, she’s learned some tips and tricks.
Nutritional needs change during treatment and chemotherapy can actually affect the way your body digests the foods you eat. See what Dr. Mitchell says about finding things that you actually want to eat, how many calories to shoot for, how often to eat and snack and more.