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

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Dr. Suresh Heijebu

General & Family Physician

Practicing since :2010

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Posted on Wed, 22 Aug 2018 in General Health
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.
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?

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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.
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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