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By Mary Marian, Susan Roberts

Scientific food for Oncology sufferers offers clinicians with the data they should support melanoma survivors and sufferers make trained offerings approximately their nutrients and enhance their momentary and long term wellbeing and fitness. This finished source outlines dietary administration suggestions for care ahead of, in the course of, and after therapy and addresses particular dietary wishes and complementary cures which may be of aid to a sufferer. This ebook is written through a number of clinicians who not just take care of melanoma survivors and their caregivers yet also are specialists within the box of dietary oncology.

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The following guidelines are recommended for estimating energy requirements for cancer patients: • Normometabolic patients: 25–30 kcal/kg/day • Hypermetabolic or weight gain desired: 30–35 kcal/kg/day* • Obese patients: 21–25 kcal/kg/day (when weight maintenance is the goal; energy needs may be increased when nutritional status is deteriorating)19 The provision of adequate protein is important to prevent or reduce negative nitrogen balance and to meet the increased demands for protein synthesis during and following antineoplastic interventions.

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