You may find that cancer or cancer treatment has affected your taste. The food may appear to taste or taste too sweet, salt or metallic.
Usually, these changes are temporary and they improve over time. At the same time, what you can do to maintain your caloric intake and to meet your body, protein, vitamins and minerals needs.
If you normally follow a specific diet, such as a low sodium or low fat or for people with diabetes, you may need to complete these restrictions for a long time. You want to allow more variety so you can increase your chances of having the right food. Check with your doctor to make sure you can handle all your dietary restrictions.
Here are some suggestions for choosing and preparing meals. Try these ideas to find the ingredients that are appealing to you.
Note: If you have a mouth or sore throat, avoid spices, acidic foods and hot foods or drinks, which may cause irritation.
If the food does not taste
Try the sauces, marinades, spices and other ingredients. These can endure the taste of the food.
When adding cooking, add:
- Barbecue sauce
- Extracts or other flavors
- Meat marinade
- alcoholic drinks
- soya sauce
- Spices and herbs
- Thai sauce
Other suggestions for adding flavor include:
- Beat Bacon
- Green pepper or red broken
- Onions or Chopped Garlic
- I am bar
- Cheese, especially sharp sharp cheese
- Sugar or syrup on the food. In your cereals, try the white sugar, brown sugar, maple syrup, honey, cinnamon, dates or raisins instead.
- Healthy foods In addition, salty foods such as raw meat, cheese and snack chips may taste more.
If the taste of food is so sweet
Write too much sweet foods:
- Add a little salt or lemon juice.
- Make plain yogurt, powdered powder, instant coffee powder or extra milk for confectionery, instant drink mixes or nutritional drinks.
Try low-sweet foods:
- Drink drinks such as diluted juice, milk, pasteurized, lemonade, ginger, or sports drinks.
- Choose desserts that are not sweet, like yogurt, mustard cake, pumpkin pie, fruit, cooked fruit, cheese, fruit crab, simple donuts, or grated crackers.
Choose other foods instead of sweet snacks, such as:
- Chips or mace with slopes
- Crackers and cheese
- Eggs struck
- peanut butter
If the syrup, jam or sugar is too sweet, cook butter or margarine on grains, bread, and pancakes.
If the food is too salty
A little sugar may reduce the amount of starch and starch in some foods. Chef’s dishes without adding salt or seasoning salt. Avoid foods rich in sodium. Reduce products that contain sodium or sodium. Try soft and gentle flavors.
If the meat does not have good tasting
If the meat is fresh and cooked properly, but it’s not right, other foods containing protein, such as:
- Beans or peas in soups, salads or side dishes or as a slope or spread
- Egg containers
- Fresh, frozen or packaged fish in a vacuum bag, as canned fish can have a metallic taste.
- Drinking drinks for breakfast or other nutritional drinks
- Macaroni and cheese
- peanut butter
- Tofu or tempeh
Other suggestions for meat:
- Take meat in combination with other foods such as chili, lasagna, spaghetti sauce, ice bowl, steam or cool soup.
- Try the sauces, tomato sauces and other spices, which may improve the flavor.
- Try Marining to use meat, poultry or fish in marinade, soy sauce, sweet juices, wine or Italian dressing.
- Try the taste of salted tomatoes or smoked beef like beef potatoes, pork fat, ham, sausages or cold cuts.
- Try high protein foods that may feel the cold or the temperature of the room. Examples include cheese or cheese. Pasta salad with shrimp, ham or cheese; tuna, eggs, ham or chicken salad; cold meats or lunch meat sandwiches; or cold salmon.
If your cancer treatment has undermined your immune system, some of these foods are not safe for you. Make food safe by keeping food at safe temperatures. Do not allow eating more than an hour. Avoid pasteurized water, cheese or milk and raw meat or beverages.
- Foods that look attractive are often better off.
- Choose foods with different colors, temperatures and texture.
Drinking fluids often or using chewing gum, confectionery, or hard candy to remove a bad taste in your mouth.
- Use it if you use a bitter or metallic taste in your mouth when you are eating plastic containers.
- Check with your dentist if you have dental problems.
Maintain oral and dental hygiene.
- Check with your doctor if your taste changes may be related to your medications. In some cases, your doctor may adjust your medications to reduce or eliminate side effects. Do not stop taking your medications unless your doctor tells you.
- Talk to a health care professional about mouthwash.
If these measures do not help you, or if you have low weight, ask your doctor or nutritionist for further advice.