Easy-to-swallow, Easy-to-chew Cookbook: Over 150 Tasty and Nutritious Recipes for People Who Have Difficulty Swallowing

Author: Weihofen, Donna L.


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  • ISBN: 9780471200741
  • Author: Weihofen, Donna L.
  • Publ Date: 2002-08-15
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  • Pages: 256
  • Imprint: WILEY *#
  • Status: ACT
  • ID - 5881

Table of Contents :

Preface. INTRODUCTION. Why This Book? PART ONE: Understanding Swallowing and Swallowing Difficulties. 1. How We Swallow. 2. Swallowing Safely and Easily. 3. Tailored Food Textures and Nutrition Tips. 4. Tips for Easy Swallowing. PART TWO: The Recipes. Appetizers. Soups. Main Courses. Meatless Main Courses. Side Dishes. Vegetables. Sauces and Spreads. Desserts. Beverages. APPENDIX A: Dietary Supplements. APPENDIX B: Resources and Product Information. Index.


Millions of people are challenged by problems with chewing and swallowing, especially those who are elderly and those who have Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, AIDS, or head and/or neck cancers. This book offers helpful tips and techniques as well as recipes to help make eating and swallowing easier and more satisfying.

Author Biography:

Donna L. Weihofen, RD, MS (Verona, WI), is a nutritionist and the author of "The Cancer Survival Cookbook" and "Magic Spices."JoAnne Robbins, PhD (Madison, WI), is founder of the University of Wisconsin's clinical Swallowing Service.Paula A. Sullivan, MS, CCC-SLP (Madison, WI), is a speech pathologist who specializes in swallowing rehabilitation.


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