Starches, Breads, and Cereals:
- Pancakes or French Toast, well moistened with syrup.
- Well cooked, moistened, boiled, baked, or mashed potatoes.
- Cold cereal moistened with milk.
- Moist macaroni and cheese/well-cooked pasta with meat sauce.
What foods to avoid if you have dysphagia?
Foods with a fibrous or ‘stringy’ texture – e.g. celery, green beans, melted cheese or pineapple. Fruit or vegetables with thick skins, seeds or pips – e.g. baked beans, peas, grapes and tomatoes. Crunchy and crumbly items such as toasts, biscuits, crackers, crisps, pie crusts.
What type of diet is a dysphagia diet?
Food is moist or served with a sauce or gravy to increase moisture content. 2. Texture B (Dysphagia ground diet) is a diet where food is soft, moist, and easily mashed with a fork. Food should easily form into a ball.
What is the new dysphagia diet?
People on this diet should eat only pureed “pudding-like” foods. They should avoid foods with coarse textures. The National Dysphagia Diet also addresses liquids.