Dysphagia is the medical term for all types of swallowing disorders. Though dysphagia affects millions of people, many haven’t heard of it, and aren’t aware of how large an impact swallowing difficulties can have on someone’s life. This hidden burden can turn the pleasure of eating into a fearful and embarrassing chore. When it’s hard to swallow, it’s hard to dine with delight.
There are many reasons why people can’t get the proper nutrition, which puts them at risk of malnutrition. Many people, especially the elderly, suffer from malnutrition and unintentional weight loss because they eat a nutritionally incomplete or insufficient diet. But malnutrition can also be a challenge in cases of injury, disease, medication, or a variety of medical conditions.
Chemo, radiation and surgeries can create challenges that make everyday activities, like eating, difficult. It’s imperative for those fighting cancer to maintain proper weight and strength throughout treatment and recovery.
Restricting sugar, calories or certain carbohydrates can provide many benefits to those with diabetes working to manage blood sugar.
When the salt shaker is off the table, we provide sodium-free solutions to help keep your meals delicious!
Recovering from major surgery, bedsores, or other wounds can require specialized nutrition. We’ve got you covered.