Is turkey okay for people with fatigue?


Question from Carleen: Is it true about the tryptophan in turkey? Should people battling fatigue avoid turkey?
Answers - Diana Dyer, M.S., R.D. Again, moderate amounts of any one food item are perfectly fine and the fatigue that you're experiencing either from chemo or treatment is not going to be affected by any one portion of any one food.

On Tuesday, October 13, 2009, our Ask-the-Expert Online Conference was called Nutrition Through the Holidays. Diana Dyer, M.S., R.D. and Larissa Korde, M.D., M.P.H. answered your questions about what and how much to eat when holiday treats abound.

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