Nutrition and Prehabilitation

The importance of nutrition is often forgotten. The health of our bodies is impacted by the food (nutrition) we eat. Food is essential to help maintain bodily functions and stay healthy. What we eat can impact our recovery after a surgery.

This educational piece about nutrition is divided into four parts, click on the topics, and learn more about the role of nutrition and exercise.

  1. Essential Nutrients
  2. Nutrition and Surgery
  3. Preoperative Nutrition and Physical Activity
  4. Postoperative Nutrition
  5. References

By Claire Rosenhead

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