Hormel Thick & Easy Instant Food & Beverage Thickener
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For swallowing difficulty. Easier, more appealing, and safer for swallowing - three easy reasons why Thick & Easy Instant Food Thickener is the product of choice for individuals with swallowing difficulties (dysphagia). Thick & Easy Instant Food Thickener is so versatile that it thickens all types of hot & cold liquids and foods without affecting the taste. Simply add our specially formulated thickener to your desired liquids or foods, and almost instantly, they become the proper consistency for safe swallowing. Individuals with dysphagia can enjoy tasty, nourishing foods, while maintaining a properly hydrated and healthy nutritional status. ADA Exchange: Thick & Easy Instant Food Thickener metabolizes like fruit sugar. One tablespoon equals 1/3 fruit exchange which equals 4 grams of carbohydrates.
Modified Corn Starch, Maltodextrin.
Serving Size: 1 tbsp
Servings Per Container: 188
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|Total Fat||0 g||0 %|
|Sodium||10 mg||0 %|
|Potassium||0 mg||0 %|
|Total Carbohydrate||4 g||1 %|
|Trans Fat||0 g|
Instant Food Thickener Mixing Chart: Liquid Consistency: 4 fl oz: 1 T for nectar-like; 1 T + 1-1/2 tsp for honey-like; 2 T for spoon-thick; 6 fl oz: 1 T + 2-1/2 tsp for nectar-like; 2 T + 1-1/2 tsp for honey-like; 2 T + 2-1/2 tsp for spoon-thick; 8 fl oz: 2 T for nectar-like; 3 T for honey-like; 1/4 cup for spoon-thick; 32 fl oz: 1/2 cup for nectar-like; 1/2 cup + 3 T for honey-like; 1 cup for spoon-thick; 128 fl oz: 2 cups for nectar-like; 3 cups for honey-like; 4 cups for spoon-thick. Food - Mashed Potato Consistency: Pureed fruits - 4 oz drained: 3/4 to 1-1/2 tsp. Pureed vegetables - 4 oz drained: 3/4 to 1-1/2 tsp. Pureed meats - 3 oz: add 1 oz meat broth slurry (meat broth slurry - 4 oz meat broth thickened with 1 T of Thick & Easy Instant Food Thickener). This chart is a guide for thickening liquids to the viscosity levels of nectar, honey, or spoon thick consistencies. The amount of thickener may need to be adjusted to meet your individual needs. T = tablespoon, tsp = teaspoon; 3 tsp = 1 T. Storage and Handling: Store in cool, dry place. Shelf stable up to 2 years from date opened. To open, locate tab on rim, lift and break tab, remove lid. 1. Use enclosed level measuring scoop to add thickener to desired liquids and solids. Stir with a spoon or a fork for approximately 15 seconds until thickener is dissolved. 2. Allow 1-4 minutes for product to reach desired thickness.