Previous research in animals has already shown that short-term dietary restriction, 30% fewer calories, ensures a longer life and a decrease in age-related diseases, such as cardiovascular disease. Diet restriction has already led to faster recovery after surgery in kidney donors and recipients.
In patients with cancer and metastases to the liver, the diet improved the absorption of chemotherapy without additional side effects. However, nothing is known about the effect of this diet on the side effects of chemotherapy on the heart. That is the subject of research in this study.