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Certain Foods Not for Convalescents?

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Certain Foods Not for Convalescents?

Pia | Mar 11, 2005 02:25 AM

My mom is set to undergo major surgery on her arm next week, and I was wondering if there are things she should--or should not--be eating while she recovers. I vaguely remember being told years ago that shellfish was a bad idea for people recuperating from operations. Perhaps it has something to do with shellfish being bottom-feeders and harboring bacteria? If so, would that apply to anything else?

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