How to Combat Loss of Appetite

Posted April 18th, 2019

Now that we have metallic tastes understood, I would like to point out that combating metallic tastes has to take into consideration that an appetite is present already. Metallic tastes are generally found at the finish line of the eating experience. In this lesson, we are going to learn how to build an appetite from a […]

Holiday Cooking Tips

Posted November 20th, 2018

The holiday season is fast approaching, and no matter what, you do you can’t slow it down, and you can’t stop it from coming. As the chef in the family, I always volunteer to help out with all of the cooking. During my mother’s cancer treatments, I was really upset at the prospect that my […]

Combating Metallic Tastes When Cooking

Posted September 13th, 2018

Now that we’ve discussed the ideas involved in building an appetite from a distance, I’d like to continue the practical hands-on approach and discuss how to combat metallic tastes inside of the food that you eat. In the previous article we discussed how to build an appetite from a distance by using alluring smells, enticing […]

Building an Appetite From a Distance

Posted July 2nd, 2018

Hello OncoLink family! I apologize for my long absence. After reading my last few blog posts, you should have a pretty handy grasp of how flavor is perceived. So today, we will discuss concepts to keep in mind while you are trying to build a cancer fighters appetite. Let’s begin with a question. What causes […]

Why Does Food Taste Bad? Differentiating Between Taste and Smell

Posted May 9th, 2018

For my third OncoLink Blog post, I wanted to dive into the ideas of taste and experience when we actually encounter food. This is something I talk a lot about, and quite frankly something I write about quite frequently. Honestly, there is a lot of content out there from me about this idea. With that […]

Understanding Food Experiences

Posted April 13th, 2018

For my second blog post, I want to lay the foundation of what Cooking for Chemo is and what makes it unique. The temptation with everything medical or scientific is that we, in our present day and age and possibly always, seek the comfort of a bulleted solution list without proper understanding of the mechanisms […]

Welcome to Cooking for Chemo!

Posted March 23rd, 2018

Hello! As this is my first blog post for OncoLink, I felt the best thing to do would be to introduce myself, explain who I am, my connection to cancer, and what I do. I’d first like to thank Carolyn from OncoLink for reaching out to me and inviting me to become an OncoLink blogger. […]