What to cook when you don’t feel like eating?

What causes loss of appetite?

Causes of loss of appetite include pregnancy, metabolic problems, chronic liver disease, COPD, dementia, HIV, hepatitis, hypothyroidism, chronic kidney failure, heart failure, cocaine, heroin, speed, chemotherapy, morphine, codeine, and antibiotics.

How can I fix my appetite?

Loss of Appetite Coping Strategies

  1. Eat small meals. Eating a small amount of food more frequently will not make you feel full. …
  2. Prepare food that smells good and looks good. This will make you want to eat more. …
  3. Avoid greasy and fried foods. …
  4. Make sure to eat with people and be social. …
  5. Use a large plate.

How do I get my appetite back?

The following tips may help increase appetite and improve interest in eating:

  1. Get plenty of rest.
  2. Exercise lightly before meals to stimulate appetite. …
  3. Select enjoyable foods and foods that have a pleasant aroma.
  4. Plan meals the day before eating them. …
  5. Stay well hydrated. …
  6. Aim for 6-8 small meals and snacks per day.

How can I increase my appetite in Covid?

Calories are important to protect against breakdown of muscle for energy. Due to the increased stress from COVID-19, you need more calories than your normal diet.

Nutritional requirements:

  1. Fluid: about 3 quarts (3 liters) of fluid per day.
  2. Calories: 2000 – 2500 calories per day.
  3. Protein: 75 – 100 grams per day.
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