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17 Chemo Care Package Ideas 
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17 Chemo Care Package Ideas 

For cancer patients, undergoing chemotherapy can be a difficult time—physically and mentally. To show love and support to loved ones going through treatment, creating a chemo care package can do just the trick.

It’s a thoughtful way to show you care while also providing comforting snacks, activities or other necessities needed to help them through their chemo journey.

If you’re looking to build the perfect chemo care package for a friend or loved one going through chemo, here are some great gift ideas you can choose from that are sure to make an impact:

Fasting Mimicking Diets
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Fasting Mimicking Diets

Fasting mimicking diets allow you to eat, but trick your body into thinking that it's fasting. They are low to moderate carbohydrate, low protein, moderate to high fat and limited calories. They are designed to allow you to consume some food, while still receiving the metabolic benefits of fasting.

When you fast, your body switches from using glucose and stored glycogen in the liver as the main source of fuel and uses fat, producing ketones as a bi-product. This is called metabolic switching or "the switch".