• Have you tried eating small portions of rice to help with nausea?

    Asked by CancerNews on Monday, September 24, 2018

    Have you tried eating small portions of rice to help with nausea?

    Nausea and vomiting are common side effects of cancer treatment. Believe it or not, an empty stomach can make nausea worse. Eating small amounts of bland foods, like rice, can help keep it at bay. #nationalricemonth

    5 Answers from the Community

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    • JaneA's Avatar

      Saltines always helped me with nausea. Also candied or crystalized ginger is great for nausea.

      9 months ago
    • po18guy's Avatar

      Rice milk helps me with sour stomach, as it is so easily digested. If I eat too much oily or greasy food, the rice milk definitely helps calm things down.

      9 months ago
    • LiveWithCancer's Avatar

      Candied ginger was the only thing that helped with my nausea when I was sick from chemo. It worked FAR, FAR better than the prescription anti-nausea pills, which didn't work at all.

      9 months ago
    • alivenwell's Avatar

      Anything that was a simple carb like white rice helped me.

      9 months ago
    • Skyemberr's Avatar

      Tart stuff like key lime greek yogurt has kick started my appetite more times than I can count. not much else seems to work for me.

      9 months ago

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