Life Supporting Diet Chart for Cancer Patients
Cancer is an abnormal and uncontrolled division of the cells which result in malignant growths or tumors. Cancer cells divides very rapidly and disturbed the functions of the normal cells hence affects all the systems of our body. In this condition a balanced and nutritious diet is very important. Try to take lots of high- calorie, high -protein, and antioxidants rich diet.
DIET CHART TO SUPPORT LIFE
Broken wheat porridge / Veg Semolina (veg upma) / Veg Vermicelli / Veg Idli / Missi Roti / Oats / Stuffed Chapatti / Chapatti with Veg or Dal /Skimmed Milk + Egg white
Fruits / Fruit juice / Herbal tea / Coconut water
Chapatti + Rice + Salad + Vegetable + Dal
Roasted chane / Rice flakes / Homemade soup / Herbal tea / Roasted pumpkin seeds
Chapatti + Vegetable + Dal
Cereals to be consumed
Buckwheat, Brown rice, Millets, Wheat, Sorghum
Cereals to be avoided
Whole refined flour, white rice and refined grains.
Fruits to be consumed
Cherries, Melons, Dates, Apples, Kiwi, Papaya, Peaches, Figs, Blueberries, Watermelons, Banana, Avocado, Jamun, Guava
Fruits to be avoided
Prunes, Sour plums, Canned fruits and juices .
Vegetables to be consumed
Asparagus, Onions, Parsley, Broccoli, Spinach, Ash gourd, Ridge gourd, Carrot, Mushrooms, Cabbage, Okra, Peas, Round gourd, Pumpkin, Lettuce, Celery, Zucchini, Sweet potatoes .
Vegetables to be avoided
Pulses to be consumed
Green gram, Red lentils and Split chick peas.
Pulses to be avoided
Black gram, Horse gram.
Dairy Products to be consumed
Dairy Products to be avoided
High fat milk, Yogurt, Buttermilk, Cheese, Custard, Butter
Spices to be consumed
Cumin, Coriander, Turmeric, Ginger, Pepper, Fennel, Thyme, Cinnamon.
Spices to be avoided
Drinks to be consumed
Coconut water, Green tea, Herbal tea, Soups, Amla juice, Red Juices, Green Juices, Fruit juices
Drinks to be avoided
Alcohol, Soft drinks, Packed juices.
Flesh Foods to be consumed
Chicken soup, Grilled fish (Salmon or Rohu) occasionally, Egg white.
Flesh Foods to be avoided
Pork, Mutton, Red meat
DRY FRUITS AND SEEDS
Dry Fruits and seeds to be consumed
Almonds, Walnut, Flax seeds.
Dry Fruits and seeds to be avoided
Peanut, Cashews, Pistachios.
Oils to be consumed
Olive oil, Flax seed oil, Sesame oil, Cow's Ghee
Oils to be avoided
Refined oil, Sunflower oil
Life Supporting Diet
This diet, if strictly followed can work wonders for a cancer patient. It is a balanced diet that is enough to fuel the human body for proper functioning. There are different foods under all the three categories. If you eat the foods in PLATE A, you won't need the other plates. Even if you do, your tendency to eat the foods in PLATE B will go down by 75%. PLATE C has a list of foods which are not good for cancer.