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Helmans mayonnaise

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Can I eat this while on chemo? I realise not homemade but what about shop brought? 

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Yup, Hellmans (and other manufactured brands) are fine....

If it helps here's a more comprehensive list of consumables 

G n' J

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Thank you so much xx

Nell Beancounter

Yakult? I’ve been having that every day through 4 chemo cycles!

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Yes when I saw that list I had been haivng chemo for 2 years and had happily enjoyed soft cheeses, bio yoghourts and other things that were on the high risk list. I am still here and think my digestion has been fine due to the good bacteria!