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Recommendations for patients with cancer

1. Secondary prevention - a pro-health lifestyle.
2. Lead a regulated lifestyle through regular nutrition.
3. Eat 5 meals a day including 3 main adjusted in terms of quantity and quality.
4. Observe the easily digestible diet (boil in water or steaming, bake without fat in aluminum foil, add fat to dishes after cooking).
5. The most important nutrients include:
 5.1 proteins - hen's egg, cheese, fish and meat.
 5.2 fats - sunflower, corn, peanut, rapeseed, soybean oil and olive oil;
 5.3. Carbohydrates - dark cereals, pulses and potatoes.
 5.4 Vitamins and minerals:

    Vitamin C - cruciferous vegetables, tomatoes, berries, horseradish, peppers, potatoes, apples, lemon
    Vitamin E - sunflower oil, sprouts and germ of cereals, fruits and vegetables and coarse grain products.
    Vitamin A - milk, eggs, cream, liver, fatty fish and cheese.
    Vitamin K - spinach, lettuce, Brussels sprouts, green peas.
    Calcium - milk, dairy products, eggs, cheese, dry legume seeds, coarse groats
    Magnesium - leafy vegetables, cereal products, meat, cereal sprouts, bananas, chocolate, cocoa.
    Zinc - meat, milk and dairy products, eggs, legume seeds, whole grain mill products and vegetables and fruits
    Iron-meat, eggs, giblets, thick cereal, fish, vegetables and fruits, and legume seeds.
    Chrom - bran, corn oil, cereal grains, brewer's yeast and spices, e.g. Carnations

 5.5 Fiber improves the proper functioning of the digestive tract.

    Soluble fiber - wholegrain bread, legumes and vegetables (broccoli, cauliflower, potatoes, corn and carrots) and fruits (apples and pears and citrus fruits)
    Insoluble fiber - whole grain bread, nuts, beans, cereals and wheat.

6. Avoid:

    frying, de-frying and reheating dishes,
    consuming animal fats such as lard, bacon, bacon and saturated fatty acids
    bloating vegetables (beans, peas, beans, broccoli, cabbage), fruits containing seeds (strawberries, gooseberries, raspberries, blueberries, blackberries, wild strawberries)
    eating chips, popcorn, sweets
    carbonated beverages, especially Coca-Cola.
    stimulants (alcohol, cigarettes)

7. Lead a regulated lifestyle through:

    regular sleep (7-8 hours per day),
    movement through walks, trips, sports, but without physical overload
    avoid stress.

Recommendations and emotional support:

1. Contact the appropriate Patient organization for additional information and support,

2. Use the conversation with a psychotherapist and a therapeutic team.

3. Carefully follow your doctor's instructions.

4. Perform regular check-ups.

5. Prepare to see a doctor, write down the questions you want to ask your doctor. Thanks to that you will not forget what you want to ask.

6. Make an appointment as soon as possible. If possible, take a close person with you - the accompanying person will probably pay attention to other issues.

7. If your doctor uses a vocabulary you do not understand, ask for clarification.

8. If you have symptoms or a problem that is troubling you in the period between follow-up examinations, please report it to your doctor immediately.

9. Some family members and friends serve their attention when you need to hear, others will advise others to look for information. Some prefer to help in a practical way, taking them to the hospital and taking them away, taking care of children, cooking, shopping or doing homework. Do not reject any form of help.

10. Do not keep the disease secret because it can lead to additional stress in the family

11. During your battle with cancer, expect both ups and downs.

12. Spiritual and religious faith can bring peace and hope.