Loss of appetite is medically called anorexia. It is very common among cancer patients and appears as a side effect of the disease and the treatments.

When you do not feel like eating, take advantage of those times of the day when you are most hungry to include foods of high nutritional density. Eat, for example, croquettes, creams, yogurts or custards. In addition, you can try to divide the main meals into five or six small meals during the day. In this way, you ensure that the energy and protein intake is adequate. You can enrich your preparations with cheese, powdered milk, or egg whites. Have to hand foods that are quick and easy to eat such as nuts, biscuits or breadsticks.

Avoid preparations with strong odours. Try adding a variety of colours and textures to your preparations to make them more appetizing.