What foods help fight leukemia and aid recovery?
What foods help fight leukemia and aid recovery? I just read the article on the 10 food groups that can prevent or fight against the occurrence of cancer but I saw no mention of leukemia. Can eating foods in these 10 groups help in the fight against leukemia? My wife was diagnosed with leukemia in April and has been through two sessions of chemotherapy and faces a possible bone marrow transplant. Anything that would help her would be a Godsend - please let us know. Thank you
First, be certain she is well-hydrated. She will need a lot of water to process the chemotherapy and a possible bone marrow transplant.
Next, be sure she has a diet rich in iron and low-fat proteins. Foods you may want to consider for her are leafy greens such as spinach, kale or collard greens; lean proteins such as chicken, turkey, tuna, salmon, and shrimp; other proteins like beans and lentils; and other vegetables such as broccoli, asparagus, and brussel sprouts.
You might also want to try blackstrap molasses and multivitamins fortified with extra iron.
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