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Experiencing taste changes

hessomhessom Posts: 110 ✭✭✭
During chemotherapy or radiation therapy, you may notice that you no longer enjoy certain foods because it may lack flavor, taste too sweet, too salty or metallic.

Do you have any tips for helping to make food tastier?


  • August16August16 Posts: 10
    water with lime in it... and preferably iced water
    lemon, orange, cranberry may also help
    parsley, apple cider vinegar, pineapple, cranberry juice, ginger, ginger tea
    these are all palette cleansers and they all cut through that metallic taste.  
    It seems that at different times in the treatment cycle some are more effective than others.
    lime in water is my go to.
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