After a certain illness, you develop a bitter tongue due the the medication you were taking.

Most times because our body is trying to fight harmful cells, in the process this affects our taste buds and every food we eat might taste is little bitter than normal or we might not even have the appetite to eat at all. These few home remedies will help you restore your taste buds after falling ill.

1. Eat lots of protein

Consuming foods that are rich in protein such as beans, chicken, fish, eggs, lean pork, lean beef, diary products and the likes will help improve your taste buds.

2. Eat food rich in zinc

Include in your diet food that are rich in zinc such as dark chocolate, broccoli, okra, spinach, shellfish, oysters,oatmeal because these foods contain neuropeptide that help to stimulate food intake, making your taste buds much better.

3. Have enough fruits

Eating fruits regularly helps the human body system and also helps to improve the taste buds after illness. No wonder doctors advise to take lots of fruits during and after falling ill. Include fruits like oranges, pawpaw, strawberries, lemons, bananas and so on.