For some patients, weight gain
may occur as a result of increased appetite or fluid retention (“bloating”)
associated with certain drug therapies. Weight-loss diets are not recommended
without proper medical guidance. For help, ask your oncologist to refer you to
a dietitian who can design an appropriate meal plan for you.
Health is more than numbers on
the scale weight management should be about improving wellbeing – not just
reducing numbers on your scale. Even small changes in body weight can help.
Set up for Success! We eat what
is available to us. Stock your kitchen with nutritious choices and limit foods
which stimulate cravings.
Stay mindful. Eat slowly and
chew food well. Take at least 15-20 minutes to eat a meal. Stop eating when you