Dysphagia diet levels

06Dec 2017

Imagine you could no longer eat your favorite foods. What if you could only safely eat foods that you did not recognize, didn’t smell good, taste good or were too dry, foods that were not at all appetizing? What if you could only eat foods with a spoon, or worse yet, if you needed to […]

14Nov 2014

Today’s topic is the National Dysphagia Diet (NDD).   The NDD was published in 2002 by the American Dietetic Association.   The NDD was created in order to: Standardize terminology Use a scientific foundation based on properties of liquids and solids Develop a correlation between diagnostic measures and diet recommendations Develop a diet applicable across […]