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Is there a vegetarian diet plan for a patient with rectal cancer?

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Posted on Wed, 22 Aug 2018
Question: My wife,42 years, diagnosed rectal cancer CaT4N3M0 and NaCtRt given. Now she is in alternate treatment. Request you please suggest daily Vegetarian Diet Plan.
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Answered by Dr. Suresh Heijebu (2 hours later)
Brief Answer:

Provide her weight and height for suggesting diet plan.

Detailed Answer:

Hello Sir,

I have reviewed your query and here is my advice.

Before I formulate her vegan diet plan, I request you to kindly provide her weight and height?

Regards.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Suresh Heijebu (17 hours later)
Weight 59 kg / height 158 cm. Also suggest, can we use iv fluid to the patient for improve general condition. please also suggest any vitamins or supplements if required.
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Answered by Dr. Suresh Heijebu (34 hours later)
Brief Answer:
IV fluids to be used only in presence of a strict medical supervision.

Detailed Answer:

Hello Sir,

I am providing the relevant diet plan.

IV fluids should be taken only in presence of a strict supervision of your doctor.

Early Morning (6:30 – 7:30 a.m) 1 cup fenugreek soaked water

Breakfast (7:30 – 8:30 p.m) 2 vegetable sandwiched or salads + 1 cup green tea + 3 almonds.

Mid-Morning (10:00 – 10:30 a.m) 1 cup milk/soy milk or fruit juice( pomegranate or orange juice).

Lunch (12:30 – 1:00 p.m) A raw diet menu may include a variety of options for raw vegan lunch, including salads with some healthy fat (such as avocado, extra virgin olive oil or crushed nuts), a soup, and/or a raw vegan entree (such as raw noodles, raw veggie burgers + 1 cup salad + 1 cup buttermilk (after 20 minutes).

Post Lunch (3:30 – 4:00 p.m) 1 cup bean sprouts, 20 peanuts with salt pepper and lemon to taste Or 1 cup cucumber and carrot slices.

Dinner (7:00 – 7:30 p.m) Similar to lunch + ½ cup yogurt + ½ cup salad + 1 cup warm milk.

Take care.

Dr. Suresh Heijebu, General & Family Physician

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Is there a vegetarian diet plan for a patient with rectal cancer?

Brief Answer: Provide her weight and height for suggesting diet plan. Detailed Answer: Hello Sir, I have reviewed your query and here is my advice. Before I formulate her vegan diet plan, I request you to kindly provide her weight and height? Regards.