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spinal cord injuries (SCIs) may have special
nutritional needs, such as needing protein to prevent
pressure sores or increased fiber to help with bowel
registered dietitian can help you plan a diet to meet
your nutritional needs.
You may want to limit how many high-fat foods you eat, as these types
of food may make it harder to control your bowel program.
For more information on a healthy diet and weight, see the topics
Healthy Eating and Weight Management.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerNancy Greenwald, MD - Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Current as ofFebruary 19, 2016
Current as of:
February 19, 2016
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Nancy Greenwald, MD - Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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