Acta Scientific Women's Health (ASWH)(ISSN: 2582-3205)

Review Article Volume 4 Issue 7

Nutrition in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

María Fe Ojeda Ibañez* and María Isabel Vera Talledo

Medical Department, Abbott Nutrition, Peru

*Corresponding Author: María Fe Ojeda Ibañez, Medical Department, Abbott Nutrition, Peru.

Received: May 10, 2022; Published: June 16, 2022


Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a serious public health problem worldwide, whose statistics have unfortunately been increasing, projected to be the third cause of death in the year 2030. The nutrition of a patient with COPD is decisive to ensure a good prognosis of recovery, so an adequate, comprehensive and timely evaluation should be made to all patients with this diagnosis and a low-carbohydrate and high-fat dietary regimen should be indicated. There is evidence that the use of nutritional supplements would improve quality of life in people with COPD.

Keywords:Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease; Malnourishment; Blood Gases; Calories; Proteins; Carbohydrates; Lipids; Respiratory Quotient


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Citation: María Fe Ojeda Ibañez and María Isabel Vera Talledo. “Nutrition in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)". Acta Scientific Women's Health 4.7 (2022): 53-57.


Copyright: © 2022 María Fe Ojeda Ibañez and María Isabel Vera Talledo. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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