Here are some tips to deal with the nausea and vomiting, provided by Maria Erdman, the Upstate Cancer Center’s registered dietitian nutritionist:
— Eat small, frequent meals.
— Avoid unpleasant odors.
— Avoid foods that are hot, spicy and strong-smelling or fried and greasy.
— Avoid drinking liquids at meals.
— Eat dry foods — such as crackers, toast and dry cereals – every two to three hours during the day.
This article appears in the fall 2017 issue of Cancer Care magazine.