The following “Nutritional Health” guidelines are based on current knowledge and principles of sound nutrition. Anyone with lung problems should discuss diet and nutrition with their health care provider. It should be a part of the initial treatment plan. As your condition changes, nutrition needs should again be discussed.
Please note that the information in this chapter is only for people who are not underweight. If you are underweight, throw out these rules! In addition, if you had unplanned weight loss, you need to discuss this with your health care provider.