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While it may be your best option, chemotherapy can be accompanied by some serious side effects, as anyone who has had it knows all too well. One of the most significant side effects of chemo is its effect on your eating habits. This can be especially problematic due to your weakened state needing the nutrients from a good diet. Chemo can cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, appetite loss, dry mouth, sore throat, loss of taste and smell and fluctuation of weight. All inhibiting your ability to maintain a healthy diet.
The graphic that can be found below, 20 Healthy Diet Tips for Chemotherapy, can be helpful for anyone who themselves are undergoing or will soon undergo chemo or if you know someone who is or will be. Of course, if these tips and all else fails, consult with your physician or a dietician to review your diet plans. But these tips can be a start and are easy enough to follow. Anything that helps you eat healthy food and keep it down will make all the difference. Continue reading for more!