During prostate cancer treatment, especially radiotherapy, it is common to experience bloating and flatulence. Gas is a normal outcome of digestion, which can increase by the consumption of certain foods and by the air we generate when we eat.
|FOODS THAT CAN GENERATE GAS|
Although these foods produce the most gas, individual tolerance is very variable. Try not to eliminate them, but to try them on different days, in small quantities…
It is important to ensure that all food groups are consumed (fruit, vegetables, cereals, fish, etc.) and not to base the diet on foods such as white rice, pasta, white bread, etc., as they do not contain fibre and could lead to constipation.
Avoid fatty cooking methods: frying, battering, and stews containing a lot of fat.
Mint, sage, coriander, summer savory, rosemary, cumin, cardamom, cinnamon, ginger, chamomile, anise, or fennel.