December 16, 2015

Keep Eating! Nutritionist Helps Patients Through Treatment

By msequeira

Eating may be the last thing someone going through chemotherapy or radiation therapy wants to do. But, getting enough nutrients and calories is crucial to getting through treatment. UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center nutritionist Ernestine Trujillo, MS, RD, LD, helps people to get what they need by helping them discover what they can eat during treatment and finding ways to get it.

Ernestine explained to Erica Zucco, KOB-TV, how she helps patients and why cancer treatment isn't the time to lose weight:

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