Living with PH for over 15 years, I have heard about many who have changed their diets due to PH. I know some who are now vegan, low-carb or keto, whole-foods, and so many others. Have you changed your diet or eating habits since your PH diagnosis?
For me, I eat like a toddler. I even have a blue small toddler plate that is divided into 3 sections. My hubby says that I eat like a bird. I tend to “graze” throughout the day. My appetite is decreased most days. Too often, after I cook dinner, I m too tired and short of breath. This makes eating more difficult.
I use my oxygen some times to see if that helps. Because of this, I tend to go for chopped salads, soups, smoothies, grilled cheeses, and/or quesadilla. These foods are softer and require less chewing AKA oxygen. I love veggies, and although I am not vegan, I eat little meat.
What dietary changes have you noticed since your PH diagnosis? Do you tend to “graze” like a toddler too? If so, how are you getting your nutritional intake each day?
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