enough protein. Your body needs it for energy and stregth. Eating too little
protein can lead to fluid seeping from your bloodstream into your tissues, worsening
of protein include legumes, eggs, tofu, lean meats, poultry, fish, nuts, seeds
and low-fat dairy products.
salt intake. Salt, or sodium chloride, is commonly found in many processed
foods. Salt promotes fluid retention, which may worsen existing lymphedema.
are no official guidelines for avoiding salt for lymphedema, however people who
are sensitive to salt might exacerbate their symptoms if they eat high-sodium
foods. Aim to have less than 1,500 mg.