Coping with a Bitter Taste:
- Common taste changes that people may experience during and after cancer treatment can include having a bad taste or food tasting too bitter, metallic, salty, sweet or bland.
- Balance a bitter taste by adding something sweet such as honey, maple syrup, fruit, dried fruit (dates or raisins)
- It's important to experiment. If you tried a food that didn't taste good, try it again in a month or so to see if tastes better because tastes can continue to change. Be sure to choose foods that taste good to you
- If you are dealing with a sore or dry mouth, moisten food by adding olive oil,
sauce, broth, sour cream, gravy or