1) How will you benefit from seeing a dietitian?
You will benefit from seeing a dietitian when you have trouble maintaining your weight as a result of cancer and/or with ongoing treatment, and want to learn how to modify your diet to increase your nutrient intake and maintain weight.
2) The objective of the medical nutrition therapy for cancer
The objective is to help you understand your condition and equip you with the relevant nutrition information to modify your diet to provide adequate calories and protein, manage symptoms to prevent further muscle, fat and weight loss.
3) What is covered in the session?
During the consultation, the dietitian will perform a detailed nutritional assessment and collect the following information:
The dietitian will then provide you with advice on:
Dietary intake will be reviewed regularly and further nutrition recommendations and relevant information will be provided accordingly.