What is Dysphagia diet?

Category: Nutrition/Diets


People that have difficulty swallowing may be on a dysphagia diet. A dysphagia diet consists of food that is moist and soft texture, it is a specific type of consistency so that it decreases the risk of choking.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Choking on food 1 0
Dry throat 1 0
Excessive dry mouth 1 0
Swallowing difficulty (dysphagia) 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
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