Maintaining a Healthy Diet During Chemotherapy

Going through chemotherapy can be one of the most difficult moments in a person’s life. This difficult period is only accentuated by the side effects brought on by chemo. Most notably, the side effects that affect one’s ability to maintain a healthy diet.

Chemo can cause a wide range of problems interfering with eating including nausea, vomiting, constipation, diarrhea, appetite loss, dry mouth, mouth sores, and changes to one’s sense of taste and smell. These side effects can get in the way of eating a healthy diet, which is ultra-important when your body is fighting off cancer and weakened by the therapy.

We’ve put together a guide below that can help you on your diet journey during this tough time. The tips are fairly simple and are easy to follow! Anything that helps your diet during chemotherapy will make all the difference.