What is a Level 3 dysphagia diet?
Each level is based on how serious a person’s dysphagia is. A level 3 diet is the least limited. It is used as a transition to a normal diet. People on this diet can eat bite-sized pieces of moist foods with near-normal textures. They should avoid very hard, sticky, or crunchy foods, such as dried fruit or nuts.
What does ndd1 diet mean?
Puree: Comparable to National Dysphagia Diet Level 1 (NDD 1) LIQUID CONSISTENCIES: Are ordered separately from the meal plan. Thin: No additives, includes all liquids and is considered non-restrictive. Foods that are considered liquids are jell-O, ice cream, broth and popsicles.
What foods are good for dysphagia?
- 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.