Best Nutritional Advice in Chest Surgery – Centre for Chest Surgery


Nutritional Advice in Chest Surgery Is good and healthy food intake important before and after surgery? VERY IMPORTANT! Healthy food encourages you to gain strength, maintain or increase your weight, helps in healing of surgical wound and help to fight infection.

What is healthy food?

Mental nutrition is also important. You can practise meditation, yoga or music therapy. These methods can help to reduce stress and anxiety towards surgery and motivate for quick and smooth recovery.

Breakfast (8 to 9am):
Milk/Soyamilk 250ml, Eggs x 2, Paneer 60g, Breads x 2 slices with butter and jam, Cornflakes/ Oats/Pulao/Suji Uppuma.
Morning snacks: (11 to 12 noon), Soup 250ml

Lunch: (1 to 2 pm)
Rice + 4 chapati (whole wheat + atta), green vegetable+salad 1 plate, Paneer/Chicken 50g, Dal 30g with Curd 100g and Olive oil 2 tsp.

Tea: (4 to 5 pm)
Milk/soymilk 250ml with 1 tsp honey, turmeric and almond oil, sandwich.

Dinner: (7 to 8pm)
Rice + 4 chapati (whole wheat + atta), green vegetable+salad 1 plate, Paneer/Chicken 50g, Dal 30g with Curd 100g and Olive oil 2 tsp.

Bed time: (9 to 10pm)
Milk/soymilk 250ml with turmeric

The body is your temple. Keep it pure and clean for the soul to reside in – BKS Iyengar
Let food be thy medicine and medicine thy food – Hippocrates


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