Nutrition is an important part of health for all children

Nutrition is essential especially for those who require the nutrients needed to better cope with cancer treatment.

Eating the right kind of food before, during and after treatment can help a child feel better and stay stronger. A good diet during cancer treatment can help:

– Better tolerate treatment and related side effects.

– Stick better to the treatment schedule.

– Recover more quickly and have less risk of infection during treatment.

– Have more strength and energy.

– Maintain your weight and allow your body to store nutrients

– Provide better capacity for normal growth and development