What aspects of knowledge on diet should postoperative patients with lung cancer know? This is particularly important for cancer patients. Specialists from Modern Cancer Hospital Guangzhou said that postoperative diet nursing is very important for the rehabilitation of patients with lung cancer, so it cannot be taken lightly. The following is the detailed introduction for postoperative diet nursing.
Whether patients with lung cancer lose weight and the emaciated degree has a strong effect on prognosis. General diet recommendations: every day patients should drink two cups of milk (450 grams), eating 50 grams of lean meat, 250 grams of vegetables and fruits, hereinto the vegetables should include half of fresh ones with green leaves. Patients can take another meal between the regular two meals, eating sweets, milk, eggs to increase heat and make up for weight loss resulting from excessive consumption. For cancer patients who cannot take food, in addition to feed liquid food such as milk, malted milk via Gastric tube, intravenous infusion should be applied to replenish a large number of glucose, sodium and serum proteins, etc. Postoperative diet nursing for patients with lung cancer has a great effect to enhance their physique, improve the effectiveness of chemotherapy, radiotherapy and prolong their survival time.
What aspect on diet should postoperative patients with lung cancer pay attention to?
1. To properly take food that can enhance immune function. Tonic foods such as ginseng, white fungus, red dates have some effectiveness to fight against cancer and strengthen physical condition
2. When cooking, quantity of oil used can be the same to common people. At the same time, attention should be paid to the collocation of color, fragrance, taste. Cooking method such as steaming, boiling, stewing should be used more and try to eat less fried, fried food.
3. To balance diet: do not be particular about food, collocate meat with vegetable, fine food with roughage, because more various the food you take every day, a variety of nutrients you can gain.
4. The food to avoid: salted foods, mildew foods, smoked foods, foods including pigments, food flavor, and strong drink.
Modern Cancer Hospital Guangzhou reminds: through surgery patients with lung cancer consumed much from body, so patients and their families should pay more attention to the diet nursing to better increase the necessary energy the patients need every day and improve their immunities, so as to play a positive role for postoperative rehabilitation.