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Prebiotic Fiber: Inulin And Why You Should Eat It

This article about Prebiotic Fiber Inulin includes affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases at no additional cost to you. Are you looking to improve your overall well-being and maintain a healthy lifestyle? Let’s start by looking at prebiotic fiber, inulin specifically! In today’s fast-paced world, taking care of our digestion,

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IDDSI Level 4: pureed and extremely thick. The differences between altered texture foods and liquids. Formerly known from the National Dysphagia Diet as Pureed foods and Pudding thick liquids. Pictures of the IDDSI framework pyramids on either side of the frame, one highlighting foods and the other focusing on liquid levels.

IDDSI Level 4: Pureed Foods and Extremely Thick Liquids

This article about IDDSI level 4 includes affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases at no additional cost to you. IDDSI Level 4 is a dual level, it refers to both a liquid consistency and also a food texture consistency. The International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative (IDDSI) was developed to clarify

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Coping With Food Texture Sensitivity: Practical Tips & Strategies

This post about food texture sensitivity contains links to Amazon products. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases Are you someone who struggles with food texture sensitivity? Does the thought of certain textures make it difficult for you to enjoy a meal or even swallow? If so, you’re not alone. Many individuals experience

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Can GERD cause dysphagia by Cat Ludwig, RDN, LD. Phone number 574-475-7284 for consults. picture of human outline with stomach and esophagus in red alluding to pain from the stomach into the throat.

Does GERD Cause Dysphagia?

Can GERD cause dysphagia? GERD stands for Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disorder, otherwise known as acid reflux or heartburn. Have you felt this sensation before? If so, you may be familiar with the discomfort and pain associated with these conditions. But did you know that in some cases, acid reflux can also lead to difficulty swallowing, known

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Anti inflammatory dysphagia diet by Cat Ludwig RDN CLT. dark green background with thick white squiggles with basil leaves arranged around the words and a group of vegetables over one of the white patches.

Anti-Inflammatory Dysphagia Diet

Dysphagia, or difficulty swallowing, can be a frustrating and uncomfortable condition that affects many people. A variety of factors may cause dysphagia, such as nerve or muscle damage, inflammation, and certain medical conditions. Dysphagia should be treated by a Speech therapist and potentially with medication. But, there are also dietary changes, like an anti-inflammatory dysphagia

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Functional Dysphagia. Disorders of Gut-brain interaction. picture of brain with half black and white and half multi colored and GI anatomy. Cat Ludwig RD, CLT on teal colored gradient background

What is Functional Dysphagia?

This article about Functional Dysphagia includes affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases at no additional cost to you. Stephanie Peper, MA, CCC-SLP & Cat Ludwig, RDN, LD So you’ve been told there is nothing wrong with you, but you still are struggling with swallowing food and liquids. You know something

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