The Importance of Nutrition While Living With Mesothelioma

In this ehowhealth video, Dr. William Hughson, a professor of occupational diseases at the University of California in San Diego, talks about everyday living with mesothelioma and the importance of good nutrition.

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Dr. Hughson explains why it’s imperative you look after your overall health if you have cancer, including mesothelioma. Staying as active as possible; eating a healthy, balanced diet; and ensuring you remain hydrated are all key components. Dr. Hughson also suggests patients seek advice from the dietary department at their local hospital on what foods they should be eating for optimal health benefits and to keep your weight at a stable level.

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2 comments

    • Tim Bossie says:

      We are sorry that you could not benefit from the article. However, the point to be made is that you continue to monitor your diet – whether it be vegetarian or not – in order to help with the symptoms.

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