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CVS Regular Strength Instant Food Thickener

CVS Regular Strength Instant Food Thickener

Price: $7.99
Sku: 882285
Size: 8 OZ
Wt: 0.66 LBS
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For people with swallowing disorders. Thickens liquids & purees instantly. Use with hot or cold liquids. No change in taste. Compare to Thick-It Regular Strength Instant Healthcare Food Thickener. CVS/pharmacy Instant Food Thickener helps people who have difficulty swallowing to modify their food and drink for easier ingestion. Mix with liquids or pureed foods, hot or cold, to achieve desired consistency without any change in taste. Adds 30 calories per 2 tablespoons for nourishment and it is low in sodium. It helps prevent dehydration because it does not bind fluids. This product is recommended by doctors, speech/language pathologists, and dietitians for patients in hospitals, nursing homes, and rehabilitation facilities as well as at home. ADA Exchange: 2 tablespoons of CVS/pharmacy Instant Food Thickener = 1/2 fruit. Exchange = 7 g carbohydrates (metabolized like fruit sugar). CVS quality. Please recycle. Made in the USA.

Modified Food Starch and Maltodextrin.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 2tbsp dry

Servings Per Container: 28

Variation:

Nutrient Amount per Serving % Daily Value
Calories 30
Total Fat 0g 0 %
Sodium 15mg 1 %
Total Carbohydrate 7g 2 %
Protein 0g
Kosher
Flavor
ServingSize-InGrams 8g

Consult the usage chart for the recommended amount of food thickener, then slowly add this amount to the food or liquid. Stir briskly with a fork, spoon, or whisk until the thickener is completely dissolved. If using an electric mixer, beat on low for 5-10 seconds. Do not overmix. After mixing, wait approximately 30 seconds for the liquid or food to thicken. Usage Chart: Recommended usage 4 fl oz. You may need to adjust the amount of food thickener needed to suit your requirements. Liquids: Nectar Consistency: 1-2 tbsp; Honey Consistency: 2-3 tbsp; Pudding Consistency: 3-4 tbsp. Pureed Foods: Pudding Consistency: 1 tbsp. Nutritional Supplements: Nectar Consistency: 2 tbsp; Honey Consistency: 3 tbsp; Pudding Consistency: 4 tbsp.

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