Cancer and its treatments can cause changes in your senses of taste and smell. These changes can affect your appetite and the amount you are able to consume. If you are having these problems, try different foods, marinades, spices, and ways of preparing.
Don’t give up on certain foods. What tastes off today may taste OK tomorrow.
For bitter or metallic taste:
For more information or further recommendations contact your Dietitian
Keri Ryniak, RD, CSO, CNSD at 443-849-8186
Adapted from Eating Made Easy. Recipes and Tips for the Cancer Survivor. Milton J. Dance, Jr. Head and Neck Center at GBMC and Eldridge B, and Hamilton KK, Editors, Management of Nutrition Impact Symptoms in Cancer and Educational Handouts Chicago, Il: American Dietetic Association; 2004. Revised: 1/11/2008