FAQs

Recover Well Frequently Asked Questions

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1. What can I eat to improve my illness? If I eat a healthy diet will that help improve my illness?
2. Does good nutrition improve recovery from being unwell, including cancer treatment?
3. How do I calculate what my nutritional needs are?
4. What are calories and are they good for you?
5. Are calories and kilojoules the same thing?
6. Are calories the same as fat?
7. Why is eating a balanced diet so important when recovering from being unwell?
8. How do I eat a balanced diet when I am recovering from being unwell?
9. How does protein help my body when I am recovering from being unwell?
10. How much protein should I be eating when I am recovering from being unwell?
11. How can I stay active when recovering from being unwell?

References

  1. Nutrient Reference Values for Australia and New Zealand. https://www.nrv.gov.au Accessed July 2020.
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