My husband is having chemotherapy treatments and has lost his sense of taste after one treatment. Are there any foods I can prepare that will give him some relief?
Taste changes are common during many chemotherapy regimes. I found that adding Italian salad dressing or Teriyaki sauce to nearly everything I ate helped to mask the odd flavors that developed as my chemo progressed. In addition, I started adding frozen cranberries to my soy shake recipes to make them less sweet. Lastly, I added fresh cut up lemon or limes to water to minimize the metallic taste in plain water.
There will be some additional suggestions on the following web site: www.CancerNutritionInfo.com, click on Treatment Symptom Management.
also discuss your husband's full spectrum of individualized nutritional
needs with the Registered Dietitian at his cancer treatment facility.
These questions and answers are intended to be of a general informative nature. Please consult with the Registered Dietitian in your cancer center or your health care provider for nutritional advice that can be individualized to your specific medical condition.
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