Taste intensity and hedonic responses to simple beverages in gastrointestinal cancer patients.

@article{Bossola2007TasteIA,
  title={Taste intensity and hedonic responses to simple beverages in gastrointestinal cancer patients.},
  author={Maurizio Bossola and Gabriella Cadoni and Rocco Bellantone and Concetta Carriero and Elena Carriero and Fabrizio Ottaviani and Domenico Borzomati and Antonio Pio Tortorelli and Giovan Battista Doglietto},
  journal={Journal of pain and symptom management},
  year={2007},
  volume={34 5},
  pages={505-12}
}
Changes in the taste of food have been implicated as a potential cause of reduced dietary intake among cancer patients. However, data on intensity and hedonic responses to the four basic tastes in cancer are scanty and contradictory. The present study aimed at evaluating taste intensity and hedonic responses to simple beverages in 47 anorectic patients… CONTINUE READING