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Kent Thick-It Original Concentrated Food & Beverage Thickener

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Thick-It Original Concentrated Food & Beverage Thickener is designed to help individuals who have difficulty swallowing due to medical conditions such as dysphagia or neurological disorders. It is a powder that can be added to both hot and cold liquids, as well as solid foods, to increase their viscosity and make them easier to swallow. The thickener is made from modified cornstarch and is gluten-free. It does not alter the taste or aroma of the food or beverage, and it is easy to use. It is also suitable for use in a variety of settings, including hospitals, nursing homes, and home kitchens.

Thick-It Original Concentrated Food & Beverage Thickener Benefits

  • Gentle: Easily digestible
  • Convenient: Dissolves instantly
  • Versatile: Use hot or cold
  • Dietary Friendly: Gluten-free and Kosher Pareve

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Features of Thick-It Concentrated Food Thickener

  • It can be used with both hot and cold liquids, as well as solid foods
  • The thickener is made from modified cornstarch and is gluten-free, making it suitable for individuals with celiac disease or gluten intolerance
  • It is a concentrated formula, so a small amount can be used to achieve the desired thickness
  • The thickener is suitable for a variety of diets, including kosher, halal, and vegetarian
  • May reduce the risk of aspiration
  • Unflavored

Who should use this Food Thickener?

Anyone who has trouble swallowing or chewing can benefit from the thickened liquid. Some of the medical conditions that can lead to chewing and swallowing problems are:

  • Stroke
  • Dementia
  • Digestive disorders
  • Oral or dental surgery
  • Injuries to the jaw or gums
  • Oral infections
  • Mouth sores
  • Narrowing of the oesophagus
  • Conditions that produce less saliva, such as Sjogren syndrome
  • Parkinson’s disease or other neurologic condition
  • Surgery for throat cancer

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How to take Thick-It Food & Drink Thickener?

Usage Chart Per 4 fl oz

Food & Beverage Thickener Usage Chart

Water      3-1/2 - 4t 4-1/2 - 5-1/2t     5t - 2T     
Apple Juice      3-1/2 - 4t   4-1/2 - 5-1/2t        5t - 2T     
Orange Juice      3 - 3-1/2t   4 - 5t     5t - 2T     
Cranberry Juice      3-1/2–4t  4-1/2 - 5-1/2t        5t - 2T     
Cofee & Tea      3-1/2 - 4t   4-1/2 - 5-1/2t        5t - 2T     
Milk - Low Fat      3-1/2 - 4t   4-1/2 - 5-1/2t        2 - 2-1/2T     
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Drink
     4 - 4-1/2t   5-1/2t - 2T        2 - 2-1/2T     
Pureed Foods      4 - 4-1/2t   5-1/2t - 2T           1-1/2T        


Using Thick-It Original Food & Beverage Thickener is quick and convenient. Mix pureed foods and beverages with the correct amount of Thick-It Original Food & Beverage Thickener for the desired consistency, using the enclosed measuring scoop. Adjust the amount used to suit your requirements. The amount required to properly thicken pureed foods will vary.
t = teaspoon, T = tablespoon
3 teaspoons = 1 tablespoon
 

Mixing Instructions

How to take Thick-It Food & Drink Thickener?
1. Pour 4 fl oz of cold or hot liquid into a glass.

How to take Thick-It Food & Drink Thickener?
2. Slowly add level measured thickener to liquid, stirring with fork or whisk as you pour

How to take Thick-It Food & Drink Thickener?
3. Stir briskly until thickener has 3 dissolved.

How to take Thick-It Food & Drink Thickener?
4. Before serving, let water and juices stand for at least 1 minute. Let milk and supplements stand for 5–10 minutes. Stir and serve.

 

Storage:

  • Store in a dry, cool location; for best results
  • Store at a 75 degrees Fahrenheit temperature

Warning:

  • Do not use for infants under the age of 2.
  • Only use for children under the age of 12 under a doctor's instruction.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Thick-It Original Concentrated Food & Beverage Thickener safe to use?

Yes, Thick-It Original Concentrated Food & Drink Thickener is safe to use when used as directed. It is made from modified cornstarch and is gluten-free. However, it is important to follow the instructions carefully and consult with a healthcare professional if you have any concerns.

Why is it easier to swallow thick liquids?

Liquids thickened with Thick-It products help users swallow less at one time. This prevents the liquids from entering the respiratory system or "going down the wrong pipe."

Can Thick-It Original Concentrated Thickener be used with all types of food and beverages?

Thick-It Thickener can be used with most types of food and beverages, including hot and cold liquids and solid foods. However, some foods may require more or less thickener depending on their consistency, so it is important to follow the instructions and adjust the amount of thickener accordingly.

Is Thick-It Concentrated Food Thickener suitable for individuals with dietary restrictions?

Yes, Thick-It Original Concentrated Food & Beverage Thickener is suitable for a variety of diets, including kosher, halal, and vegetarian. It is also gluten-free.

Can I use Thick-It Original Concentrated Food & Drink Thickener for infants or young children?

It is important to consult with a healthcare professional before using Thick-It Concentrated Thickener for infants or young children, as their nutritional needs may be different and the thickener may not be appropriate for their age or condition.

Thick-It Concentrated Thickener Nutrition Facts

About 61 serving per container
Serving Size 1Tbsp (4.5g)
  [Thickens 4 fl oz Water to Nectar]
Amount Per Serving Calories 15
  % Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 10mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Total Sugar 0g  
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 0g  
Vitamin D 0mcg 0% Calcium 1mg 0%
Iron 0mg 0% Potasium 1mg 0%
The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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