During your visit with DiagnosTEX you were possibly recommended a modified diet due to dysphagia. This educational sheet may help you understand the various consistencies that were recommended to help you prepare your meals and beverages correctly.
Not all consistencies are safe on a dysphagia diet, please clarify with the treating SLP for recommended consistencies
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
Dysphagia Cups Rolyan Cup – tool for precisely quantifying sips. Cup adjusts from 2.5 ml to 20 ml. Dysphagia cup – weighted base slows tremors to help self drinking · Sip-Tip – reduced amount of air ingested, less coughing and choking on some individuals · Pre-Set drinking cup – preset measured cup delivers 1 tsp […]
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 […]