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When your mouth is yucky

Many patients find chemotherapy leaves them with a metallic taste. When your mouth is yucky, food tastes bitter and rancid and you can lose interest in food and eating very quickly. This change in taste may result in you disliking certain foods that you would normal eat and can cause a loss of appetite leading to weight loss. Choose foods …

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Eating out

It’s great if you are well enough to eat out at a restaurant with friends, family or work colleagues. This often involves eating out at restaurants. Choose restaurants that are clean and that are willing to prepare your food as you order it is cooked. As cancer treatments can weaken the immune system avoid buffets …

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Metallic taste side-effect

Patients being treated for cancer with chemotherapy or radiation may experience a metallic taste, a common side-effect of treatment. Every food may taste the same and then that awful metallic or chemical taste in your mouth can make eating unpalatable. Drop by the Kee-moh Snacks Youtube Channel for some awesome tips that may help. One easy tip is …

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Everything tastes yucky

As a result of your illness and treatment you may experience your taste changing. All that lovely summer fruits and Christmas foods and everything tastes metallic! Radiation treatment may result in dry mouth and as your taste buds can change and things can taste metallic and yucky with chemotherapy. This change in taste may result in you …

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Spring produce

What’s not to love about Spring! Back wearing T-shirts instead of heavy clothes, birds chirping, flowers in bloom (except if you have allergies) and best of all, fresh seasonal produce like mangoes, strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, asparagus, snow peas, spinach and avocados and more. So out with the heavy Winter meals and in with lighter fruits and …

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Avoid food or drink that irritates your mouth

Your mouth will be more sensitive during chemotherapy treatment. Mouth sores are so painful they can result in difficulties eating, chewing or swallowing causing discomfort and bleeding in the mouth creating problems eating and drinking because the pain in your mouth can be so severe you could find it hard to swallow. Eating and drinking hot or cold …

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