No fresh fruits or vegetables. No deli meats. No fresh herbs or garnishes. No undercooked meats or eggs. No soft cheeses. Sounds like a lot of "no," right? Many facilities still utilize a neutropenic diet for patients who are immunocompromised. But do all of these diet restrictions actually reduce infections? Join Juliette Soelberg, MS, RD, LDN and explore the research behind the neutropenic diet. Spoiler alert: You might be surprised what we found.
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