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Eating on the Go

Chances are, most people you know are trying to keep pounds off. But you need more calories and nutrients than they do just to keep the pounds on. That’s because CF makes it hard for the body to absorb fat and nutrients. But keeping your weight — and sometimes increasing it — is key to fighting infection and keeping your lungs and body strong.

We’ve put together this section to make it easier for you to “eat on the go.” It turns out that small changes in your routines can make a big difference for your weight.

Click on any of the basics below to get more information.

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Thank you to Suzanne H. Michel, M.P.H., R.D., L.D.N., for writing this section.

Updated 12/27/12

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