|Yes, that's the canister with the radioactive iodine capsule. It was lead-lined and weighed ~15 lbs.|
Sounds like many patients complain of a metallic taste.... Decided to make a spicy dish tonight since no nausea and he can still taste his food!
-Homemade mango sauce: place the following in a blender: peeled/seeded ripe mango, 1-2 T. rice vinegar, garlic, kosher salt, cumin, chipotle chili powder and smoked paprika. Process until smooth. Reduce on stove top if needed.
Quinoa cooked with 1 c. lite coconut milk and 1 cup of no-salt chicken stock for one cup of dry quinoa; added kosher salt, zest and juice from one lime and dried cilantro leaves (did not have fresh cilantro on hand).
FYI: I did serve all his meals on disposable paper/plastic after the RAI.
Taste Update 2 : My husband's sense of taste returned gradually in about 7 weeks. Every once in awhile a bite of something tastes a bit off but, then often the next bite tastes as it should. Hang in there- and give it some time!
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|Zero sodium; purchased at Whole Foods.|