It is important not to loose weight when getting cancer treatment!
If you are being treated for cancer, getting enough nutrients is particularly important, so as not to loose weight. Having a good source of protein and valuable calories is therefore critical.
Many cancer patients, however, find that their sense of taste has changed, their ability to swallow may be affected, or they have lost their appetite. All these factors can making getting enough nutrients very difficult.
Keep your “fighting weight” – no diets necessary!
When battling with an illness, it becomes more important than ever to keep up your strengt. Weight loss should be avoided at all costs! But how, when eating has become more difficult, you are suffering from a lack of appetite, or your favorite foods suddenly taste like cardboard? …you may be asking. This accompanied with digestive issues like diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, make staying at the same weight difficult, but even just loosing 5% of your weight can be detrimental.
Getting enough protein and energy
…it’s much easier with Adozan! Adozan protein supplements can be added directly to any food or beverage and increase your protein and energy supply. This ensures adequate protein intake, even if you just eat a small portion or get your calories in liquid form.
IMPORTANT – increased need for protein !
Daily protein need / per kg of body weight
0,8 – 1 g for a healthy person
1,2 – 1,5 g for cancer patients
Up to 2 for those suffering from an infection
Weight loss leads to muscle loss – the consequences can be fatal:
- Lower immune system
- Slower wound healing
- Verhinderung anstrengender Therapien
When your appetite suffers and everything tastes strange
Getting enough protein and energy… it’s much easier with Adozan!
With Adozan you can eat whatever you want and can.
Adozan protein supplements are flavor neutral and can be added to any food or beverage to increase nutrient intake. In other words, you can add Adozan directly to any yogurt, sauce, soup, or smoothie, or use it in your cooking and baking. For days when you cant stomach anything, our powders and liquid supplement (P-Boost) can be added directly to a glas of juice or a cup of coffee.