Plant-based menu for chemotherapy

Proposed menu to eat while under chemotherapy


Breakfast for chemotherapy

Midmorning meal for chemotherapy

Pulses are not recommended

Some plant infusions can provide liquids during chemotherapy

Lunch for chemoteraphy

  • Mashed potatoes (with soy milk) with steamed zucchini.
  • Seitan (cut into thin slices) with mini carrots.
  • Baked apple.
  • 2c. (tea spoonful) of extra virgin olive oil with chopped parsley.

cream of zucchini

Food must be prepared to be easily digested

Snack for chemoteraphy

  • Dextrinised toast with nonfat cream cheese.

Dinner for chemoteraphy

  • Cream of onion and squash with pasta noodles with:
  • Two boiled egg whites (crushed in the cream) and
  • 2c. (dessert spoon) of virgin olive oil.
  • Pear compote (with a little toast).

Supper for chemoteraphy

  • A glass of soy or oat milk (fortified with calcium)with yeast, or pollen, or hyperproteic supplement.

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This article was endorsed by Elisenda Carballido - Dietitian nutritionist. Postgraduate in Phytotherapy and master in Nutrition and Metabolism.
Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

22 April, 2019

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