How to Combat Nausea

Posted December 17th, 2018

There are many well established ways to combat nausea that range from traditional herbal remedies to modern prescription medications. As I have taught you so far, there are sensory changes that occur during chemotherapy. We need to keep in mind how these changes can cause nausea. Nausea can be the biggest hurdle to combat a […]

Looking for a Gift Idea? Cooking for Chemo…And After! May Fit the Bill

Posted December 6th, 2018

When I am buying a gift for someone, I try to think of something that will be useful or helpful in their life and fit with what I know about that person. When the person is going through cancer treatment, that can be a little more challenging. People often suggest a cozy blanket for treatment […]

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 […]

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. […]