Neuroendocrine tumor patients in the "eat" what should be paid attention to

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Most of the patients and their family members are very concerned about the "eat", whether it is in fact for patients with neuroendocrine tum


Most of the patients and their family members are very concerned about the "eat", whether it is in fact for patients with neuroendocrine tumors or other types of cancer, "cancer patients do not have a specific recipe, but no so-called" therapeutic ". In general, a healthy diet can only be a certain period of time or when there are some symptoms need to pay attention to the diet.

For many patients with poor appetite and weight loss during treatment and rehabilitation, it is recommended to choose foods rich in protein and calories (see below). At the same time in order not to increase the total amount of food intake of protein and calories, it is recommended to eat more meals. Some patients may not be able to gain weight in this way, but it can help slow weight loss or maintain weight stability.

Protein rich foods: meat, poultry, fish, eggs, dairy products (milk, yogurt, cheese), beans and nuts, etc..

Foods rich in calories: edible oils, nuts, and other foods rich in fats and carbohydrates.

Neuroendocrine tumor patients often appear some tumor related gastrointestinal symptoms, below and we briefly introduce these symptoms need to pay attention to some problems in the diet.

1, diarrhea: often due to functional neuroendocrine tumors such as gastrin secretion hormone.

Avoid alcohol and caffeine drinks.

Eat less and eat more slowly.

Bland diet.

Reduce fat intake.

If by changing the diet to control symptoms, need under the guidance of a doctor taking appropriate antidiarrheal drugs, severe symptoms and even require oral or intravenous rehydration.

2, constipation

Drink plenty of water。

Eat more vegetables.

You can try to prune juice (Li Zizhi).

Moderate exercise.

3, acid reflux

Avoid foods that are rich in acids, such as citrus fruits or fruit juices, tomatoes.

Avoid spicy food.

After dinner, do not immediately lie down, it will aggravate the symptoms.

4, nausea and vomiting

Eat less and eat more, drink plenty of water between meals instead of drinking water to avoid overeating.

Food and drink as much as possible after cooling slightly, while avoiding excessive taste of food.

Eat more foods rich in acids, such as grapes, lemon, pineapple, oranges, oranges and other fruits or fruit juice, canned fruit, yogurt, etc..

Eat salty foods such as potato chips, crackers, etc..

Avoid greasy food.

Patients taking anti tumor drugs, recommended 30 minutes before meals.

5, abdominal distension

To avoid gas producing foods, such as onions, cabbage, cauliflower, beans, nuts, spicy food etc.. Each person has a different response to food, so try to avoid the food when it causes bloating.

Avoid carbonated drinks.

Irregular diet can easily lead to gastrointestinal dysfunction and increased gas production, so regular diet.

The food must be chewed thoroughly to reduce the amount of inhaled air.

Constipation can cause bloating, so when you have to adjust your diet or constipation.

6, early satiety: gastrectomy, abdominal tumor, ascites or swelling of the liver will lead to a small amount of food that is full of feeling.

Eat more meals.

Try to drink an hour before meals, do not drink water when eating.

Avoid greasy food.

7, loss of appetite:

Eat more heavy food.

Eat more appetizing meals, meals can put some soy sauce.

Eat more fresh food.

Proper consumption of pickled food.

Spices and condiments in the meal.

8, taste change

If you often feel pain, it should avoid the sugar too much food.

If the food has a metallic taste, try adding a small amount of lemon juice to the boiling water.

9, oral pain: ulcers, Candida infections, gum disease, radiation therapy or some drugs may cause dry mouth, pain, so try to avoid the following will increase the pain of food:

Very hot food, the best food to eat at room temperature, cold food and drinks can be a certain degree of pain relief.

Salty or spicy foods such as potato chips, peppers, curry, mustard, etc., because it will stimulate the oral mucosa.

Hard or crisp food such as dry bread, biscuits, potato chips, nuts, etc..

Sour foods, such as citrus fruits and juices, vinegar, etc..

A sticky food, such as peanut butter, chocolate, etc.

10, fat absorption disorder: cause a variety of reasons, such as chemotherapy or surgery. The main performance for the fecal greasy smell, difficult to clean. Reduce the intake of fat foods before symptoms are well controlled. The doctor will also open the appropriate enzyme to promote food digestion and improve symptoms.

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