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Hormel Thick & Easy Instant Food & Beverage Thickener8 oz x 12 pack

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  • Easy, appealing & safe for swallowing
  • Helps individuals with dysphagia
  • Maintain hydrated nutritional status
  • Easier, more appealing, and safer for swallowing - three easy reasons why this is the product of choice for individuals with swallowing difficulties (dysphagia).
    Versatile and 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: Food thickener metabolizes like fruit sugar. One tablespoon equals 1/3 fruit exchange which equals 4 grams of carbohydrates.

    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 Instant Food Thickener Mixing Chart
    Liquid Consistency
    4 fl oz: Nectar-like: 1 T, Honey-like: 1T + 1 1/2 tsp, Spoon-thick: 2T
    6 fl oz: Nectar-like: 1 T + 2 1/2 tsp, Honey-like: 2 T + 1 1/2 tsp, Spoon-thick: 2 T +2 1/2 tsp
    8 fl oz: Nectar-like 2 T, Honey-like: 3 T, Spoon-thick: 1/4 cup
    32 fl oz: Nectar-like: 1/2 cup, Honey-like: 1/2 cup + 3 T, Spoon-thick: 1 cup
    128 fl oz: Nectar-like: 2 cups, Honey-like: 3 cups, Spoon-thick: 4 cups Food - Mashed Potato Consistency
    Pureed Fruits - 4 oz Drained: 3/4 - 1 1/2 tsp
    Pureed Vegetables - 4 oz Drained: 3/4 - 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 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
    3 tsp = 1 T Storage & Handling: Store in a cool, dry place. Shelf stable up to 2 years from date opened.. © 2011 Diamond Crystal Brands, Inc.
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    Modified Corn Starch, Maltodextrin
    Serving Size
    Serving Per Container
    Amount per Serving%DV
    Total Fat0g0
    Total Carbohydrate4g1
    Trans Fat - Total Fat0g


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    Shipping Weight (in lbs): 0.65

    Product in inches (LxWxH): 4.05x 4.05x 4.75

    Item Code: 161777

    UPC: 31191714549

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