Dysphagia During the Holidays

    Consultants in Dysphagia Evaluation and Management Phone: 817-514-MBS1 or 1-888-514-MBS1 Fax: 817-514-MBS8 or 1-877-514-MBS8 www.dysphagiadiagnostex.com By: Ronda Polansky M.S. CCC-SLP Dysphagia during the Holidays   If you really think about it, our lives revolve around food and eating.  We do business over lunch, romance over dinner, celebrate with food, and eating together solidifies […]

TASTE Reference Sheet Handout

  Consultants in Dysphagia Evaluation and Management 817-514-MBS1 or 1-888-514-MBS1 By: Ronda Polansky M.S. CCC-SLP TASTE REFERENCE SHEET Now That’s Tasty!   DELICIOUS, Scrumptious, delectable, BLAND, unpalatable, Stale, awful, YUMMY,   Just a few of many words to describe taste, but they also describe smell and the two are often linked together. 4 BASIC TASTES […]

GERD Handout

Consultants in Dysphagia Evaluation and Management 817-514-MBS1 or 1-888-514-MBS1 www.dysphagiadiagnostex.com By: Ronda Polansky M.S. CCC-SLP REFLUX Heartburn is a common problem in the United States and in the Western world. Approximately 7% of the population experience symptoms of heartburn daily. An abnormal esophageal exposure to gastric juice is probably present in 20-40% of this population, […]

PUREE PIZZAZZ

                             Consultants in Dysphagia Evaluation and Management Phone: 817-514-MBS1 or 1-888-514-MBS1 Fax: 817-514-MBS8 or 1-877-514-MBS8 By: Ronda Polansky M.S. CCC-SLP   PUREE Pizzazz Jazz it up tips!   The puree diet is recommended as an alternative for those unable to tolerate regular or mechanical soft foods.  A puree diet is generally a cohesive mashed […]

Holiday Dysphagia Diet

Dysphagia Holiday Foods Popular Items for the Holidays – Make sure they fit into your Dysphagia diet  Turkey Slices – Solid Legs – Solid Fried – Solid Ham Sliced – Solid Chopped – Msoft Ham Salad – Msoft Cranberry sauce With whole or chopped berries – Msoft Without whole berries – Puree Stuffing With nuts […]