Nutrition Series Tips for Taste Changes Dry or Sore Mouth
Nutrition Tips for: Taste Changes, Dry orSore Mouth To keep our bodies as strong as possible,it is important to eat the right types and amounts of food and drink the right typesand amounts of fluids. Protein, fats, carbohydrates, water, vitamins and minerals are all neededto help our bodies work their best. Nutrition is very important when you havecancer. The type of cancer you have can change the way your body handles food or fluids. Cancer treatment may also lead to side effectsthat change your desire to, or ability to take in needed nutrition.
The following information will help you tounderstand why it is important to take in enough healthy foods and fluids while youare receiving cancer treatment. It will also give you some tips for how to follow a nutritiousdiet during this time. This tutorial will also provide information tohelp manage certain side effects that you could have during your cancer treatment. Youmay or may not have any of these side effects. These side effects may happen at differenttimes during your cancer care. You may want to watch this tutorial again, at a later date,to review the nutrition tips that meet your needs In this tutorial, we will include ways to dealwith: taste changes; dry mouth or thick saliva;
or a sore mouth or throat. Talk to your health care team about any sideeffects you may have from your cancer treatment, including concerns with taking in food orfluids. Be sure to tell your about overthecounter vitamins or supplements thatyou take currently or are thinking about taking. It is important to make sure they are safeand will not affect your treatment. Your may suggest that you talk to aregistered dietician who can give you ideas for eating and drinking, including the foodsand fluids you should, or should not have, based on your nutrition needs.
Taking in the right nutrition during cancertreatment can help you: maintain your strength to do your everyday activities, like climbingstairs, lifting laundry baskets or duties at work; maintain your weight and preventweight loss during your treatment; manage side effects you may have from your cancertreatment; lower your chance of getting an infection, and may help you heal faster. Eating and drinking a healthy diet duringthis time may not be easy. Here are some tips to help you deal with nutrition problems youmay have during cancer treatment. It is important to remember that each personresponds differently to cancer treatment.
You may, or may not, have any of these problems. During cancer treatment, you may find thatfood or fluids taste differently than they did before you started treatment. It may take some trial and error to find foodor fluids that taste right to you during this time. For example, if sweet foods do not tastegood, try sour or tart flavors. Or, if food tastes salty, add a sweetener. Season your foods with herbs and spices. Hard candy, like peppermint or lemon drops,can sometimes help you when you have a bad
taste in your mouth. Food or fluids that are cool or at room temperatureare often easier to eat or drink with taste changes. If you have a metallic taste in your mouth,try using plastic utensils. Sometimes, rinsing your mouth with water toclear your taste buds, or brushing your teeth before you eat is helpful. Cancer treatment can sometimes cause yourmouth to become dry or your saliva to become thick. This may make it more difficult foryou to eat food. If this happens:
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