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How can a dietitian help me handle fatigue from cancer?

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Cancer-related fatigue often gets worse if you're not eating or drinking enough, or if you are not eating the right foods. Maintaining good nutrition can help you feel better and have more energy. Make an appointment with a dietitian; a registered dietitian provides suggestions to work around any eating problems that may be interfering with proper nutrition (such as early feeling of fullness, swallowing difficulty, or taste changes). A dietitian can also suggest ways to maximize calories and include proteins in smaller amounts of food (such as powdered milk, instant breakfast drinks, and other commercial supplements or food additives).

From: Coping With Cancer-Related Fatigue WebMD Medical Reference

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American Cancer Society.

National Cancer Institute.

Reviewed by Louise Chang on January 12, 2018

SOURCES:

American Cancer Society.

National Cancer Institute.

Reviewed by Louise Chang on January 12, 2018

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