Palliative Care and Nutrition

Nutrition in palliative care and at the end of life should be one of the goals for improving quality of life. It is important to address issues of food and feeding currently to assist in the management of troublesome symptoms as well as to enhance the remaining life. Cancer and its treatments exert a major impact upon physical and psychological reserves and at the end of life problems with appetite and the ability to eat and drink compound such impact.

  • Disease progression
  • Progressive nutritional nutritional deterioration – Weight loss, Changes in body image
  • Altered food intake
  • Symptoms

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