Nutritional Management Introduction

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Diet plays an important role in the management of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder. Some dietary guidelines can be suggested to COPD patients so that they can maintain their adequate energy levels.

The objectives of diet therapy in COPD are

  • To maintain an appropriate weight.
  • To correct the fluid imbalance.
  • To avoid the chances of malnutrition.
  • To manage drug-nutrient interaction