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Can your diet help with fatigue from colorectal cancer?

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Eating enough and the right foods can help you feel better and have more energy. You should:

�Meet your body's basic calorie needs

�Get plenty of protein

�Drink plenty of fluids

�Consider taking a vitamin supplement

A dietitian can help you figure out what to eat so you're getting good nutrition despite any eating problems you may have.

From: Colorectal Cancer and Fatigue WebMD Medical Reference

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August 2008. 

''Impact of Cancer-related Fatigue on the Lives of Patients: New Findings from the Fatigue Coalition,'' 2000 (http://www.TheOncologist.com/cgi/content/full/5/5/353). TheOncologist,

American Cancer Society.

 

Reviewed by William Blahd on July 14, 2017

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August 2008. 

''Impact of Cancer-related Fatigue on the Lives of Patients: New Findings from the Fatigue Coalition,'' 2000 (http://www.TheOncologist.com/cgi/content/full/5/5/353). TheOncologist,

American Cancer Society.

 

Reviewed by William Blahd on July 14, 2017

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