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Include protein in your diet. Protein rebuilds and repairs damaged (and normally aging) body tissue. The estimated protein needs are 0.5 to 0.6 grams of protein per pound of body weight. Example: A 150 lb. person needs 75 to 90 grams of protein per day; active people need 1-1.5 grams of protein per pound of body weight. The best sources of protein include foods from the dairy group (8 oz. milk = 8 grams protein) and meats (meat, fish, or poultry = 7 grams of protein per ounce).

From: Cancer-Related Fatigue WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCE: National Cancer Institute.

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on January 22, 2017

SOURCE: National Cancer Institute.

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on January 22, 2017

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