Finding comfort and nourishment amidst cancer treatment: The refreshing approach of RESOURCE® Refresh

Finding comfort and nourishment amidst cancer treatment: The refreshing approach of RESOURCE® Refresh

In the journey through cancer treatment, patients and their caregivers are often faced with challenges that go beyond the disease itself. Among these, the side effects of treatments such as chemotherapy and radiation can significantly impact the patient’s quality of life and nutritional health. Two such side effects are inflammation and ulceration of the oral mucosa (mucositis) and taste alterations (dysgeusia), both of which can make eating a difficult and distressing task. However, amidst these challenges, RESOURCE® Refresh emerges as a beacon of hope, offering a blend of nutrition and comfort tailored for those undergoing cancer treatment.

For many patients, the battle against cancer is not just about fighting the disease itself but also managing the side effects of treatments. Dysgeusia, or altered taste, can transform even favorite meals into unappetising experiences, leading to food aversion and reduced appetite. On the other hand, mucositis complicates eating further, making every bite a painful ordeal, and increasing the risk of malnutrition. These conditions can significantly impact a patient’s ability to maintain the strength needed for the fight ahead.

Recognising the need for a specialised nutritional solution, RESOURCE® Refresh has been meticulously designed with oncology patients in mind. It is an oral nutrition supplement that stands out not just for its refreshing taste but also for its formulation. Each 200ml serving is packed with 300kcal and 10g of high-quality whey protein, ensuring that patients receive the energy and protein necessary to support recovery and maintain muscle mass. Free from artificial colours or sweeteners, it provides a soothing, mouth-cooling effect that can be especially relieving for those experiencing mucositis or dysgeusia. It is available in a new refreshing Lemon-Tea flavor.

For caregivers, RESOURCE® Refresh offers a way to support their patients with a product designed to ease some of the discomforts of the cancer treatment journey. It represents a practical step towards nurturing and care, allowing caregivers to contribute positively to the well-being and comfort of those they are supporting. 

Cancer is a journey fraught with challenges, but within it, there are beacons of hope and comfort like RESOURCE® Refresh. It is more than just a nutritional supplement; it's a symbol of the ongoing efforts to improve the quality of life for those on the cancer journey. It's about understanding and addressing the nuanced challenges faced by oncology patients, ensuring that the path to recovery is not just about surviving but also about maintaining their quality of life. RESOURCE® Refresh, with its unique blend of taste, nutrition, and soothing effects, is a welcome ally, making the treatment journey a little easier and the burden a bit lighter for those who walk it.

Information provided by Nestle.


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