What to do when you have no appetite

Here are some tips that can help if you have no appetite:

  • Arrange food in an appetising way.
  • Eat several small meals instead of a few big meals.
  • Eat slowly and chew well.
  • Try cold or lukewarm meals.
  • Avoid foods that are difficult to digest and cause flatulence.
  • Prepare food gently: little cooking liquid, low heat.
  • Choose unprocessed foods.
  • Avoid intense spices if you find their smell unpleasant.
  • Stock up on food so that you are always prepared if your appetite comes back.
  • Eat lots of protein: meat, fish, tofu, eggs, dairy products, and wholemeal products.
  • Try bitter foods, they can stimulate your appetite.

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Author: Dr. Christiane  Hübbe | Reviewer: Dr. Christian Keinki