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Selected aspects of nutrition in palliative care

Karolina Kuźbicka, Iga Pawłowska, Ivan Kocić
DOI: 10.5603/PMPI.2019.0003
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Palliat Med Pract 2019;13(1):17-21.

open access

Vol 13, No 1 (2019)
Review articles
Published online: 2019-04-04

Abstract

Proper nutrition in palliative care is essential to achieve a good quality of life of patients and better treatment
results. The diet should include the proper amount of calories and nutrients such as proteins, omega 3 fatty
acids, dietary fibre, vitamin D and vitamin C. The meals must be balanced, tasty, diverse and appetizing.
In this paper, an example of one-day diet for adult palliative care patients is proposed.

Palliat Med Pract 2019; 13, 1: 17–21

Abstract

Proper nutrition in palliative care is essential to achieve a good quality of life of patients and better treatment
results. The diet should include the proper amount of calories and nutrients such as proteins, omega 3 fatty
acids, dietary fibre, vitamin D and vitamin C. The meals must be balanced, tasty, diverse and appetizing.
In this paper, an example of one-day diet for adult palliative care patients is proposed.

Palliat Med Pract 2019; 13, 1: 17–21

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Keywords

anorexia, cachexia, diet, nutrition, palliative care, quality of life

About this article
Title

Selected aspects of nutrition in palliative care

Journal

Palliative Medicine in Practice

Issue

Vol 13, No 1 (2019)

Pages

17-21

Published online

2019-04-04

DOI

10.5603/PMPI.2019.0003

Bibliographic record

Palliat Med Pract 2019;13(1):17-21.

Keywords

anorexia
cachexia
diet
nutrition
palliative care
quality of life

Authors

Karolina Kuźbicka
Iga Pawłowska
Ivan Kocić

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