If you feel unwell, if you’re producing lots of mucus, or if you’re breathless – you may lose your appetite.


  • Take your medicine with food unless advised otherwise. This prevents an upset tummy
  • Vary the colours and textures of your food
  • Use colourful garnishes to brighten food and make it more appealing
  • Take regular exercise
  • Take advantage of meals available at local community centres, clubs and churches
  • Try high-energy drinks – they take less energy to digest
  • Brush your teeth before meals