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10 Foods That Will Help You Heal After Surgery

Dr. Parekh interviewed by the Daily Meal on foods to eat after surgery

10 Foods That Will Help You Heal After Surgery
by Emily Jacobs

Foods fuel our bodies and help us to function at our best. There are plenty of nutritious foods and superfoods that we should incorporate into our daily diets, but some foods have specific nutrients and vitamins that help our bodies to heal, particularly after surgery. These foods help our bodies to recuperate after daily functions and give our bodies the right nutrients to help us heal and get back to our fully functional selves.

We spoke with Dr. Selene Parekh, MD, MBA, and he helped us compile a list of the most healing foods. Parekh tells us that “Surgery places a lot of demands on your body. After surgery, your body must heal in order for you to return to your normal life. Your diet is essential in recovering after surgery. These foods can help you maintain a balanced, healthy diet optimized for recovery after surgery.”

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  • Duke Ambulatory Surgery Center

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