How can I eat if my sense of taste changes after cancer treatment?

Follow these tips when eating if you have changes in taste and smell after cancer treatment:
  • Avoid foods with strong odors.
  • Add seasonings, flavorings, or sauces.
  • Eat foods cold or at room temperature.
  • Use plastic utensils and dishes.
  • Add sugar to decrease the flavor of salty food. Add salt to decrease the sweetness of sugary food.

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