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Dysphagia Diet. Dysphagia. Modified diet consisting of foods that are easy to chew and swallow for those who have difficulty chewing and swallowing. There are three levels of the diet depending on the condition of the patient. Level 1 Rationale .

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Dysphagia
Dysphagia

  • Modified diet consisting of foods that are easy to chew and swallow for those who have difficulty chewing and swallowing.

  • There are three levels of the diet depending on the condition of the patient.


Level 1 rationale
Level 1 Rationale

  • This level is designed for people with moderate to severe dysphagia.

  • Extremely poor chewing and swallowing abilities.

  • These patients can not protect their airway.

  • Close supervision while eating is required.

  • Completely pureed, blended, soft, and thick foods.


Level 1 common foods
Level 1:Common Foods

Mashed Bananas

Beverage Thickener

Chocolate Pudding

Mashed Potatoes and Gravy


Level 2 rationale
Level 2 Rationale

  • Transition from a pureed diet (level 1) to more solid foods.

  • Chewing ability is required on this level.

  • Foods that are soft, moist, ground up, and easily chewed are required at this level.


Level 2 common foods
Level 2:Common Foods

Pulp Free Orange Juice-thickened

Pancakes moistened with syrup

Canned fruit-no pineapple

Smooth oatmeal


Level 3 rationale
Level 3 Rationale

  • This level is a transition from level 2 diet to a regular diet.

  • Patient can chew and swallow adequately.

  • Foods required on this diet are nearly regular textures, with the exception of hard, sticky, or crunchy foods. Foods still need to be moist and cut into bite-size pieces to aid swallowing.


Level 3 common foods
Level 3:Common Foods

Bread moistened with butter and jam

Strawberries that have only small seeds

Thin-sliced meat


The three levels of soup
The Three Levels of Soup

Level 1: Smooth, thickened soup

Level 3: Small, soft pieces of vegetables and meat

Level 2: Vegetables are ½ inch, and easy to chew and swallow.







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