Features of Kent Thick-It Food Thickener
- Thick-It Instant Food Thickeners provide nectar-like, honey-like, or pudding-like consistencies
- Sets most foods and liquids within 30 to 60 seconds, dissolving instantly
- It has a shelf-life of 2.5 years
- Corn-starch based, low in sodium and neutral in taste
- Easily digestible and does not bind fluids
- Unflavored thick-it powder
- This instant food thickener is ideal for people with dysphagia
How to use Thick-It Original Food and Beverage Thickener?
- Simply tear open the box or packet of the thickener
- Stir briskly into 4 fl. oz. of your preferred beverage until dissolved
- Wait for one minute, and enjoy.
What to buy with Kent Thick-It
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What are the Main Ingredients of Kent Food and Beverage Thickener?
Original Thick It ingredients are modified cornstarch and maltodextrin.
- Modified Cornstarch: Modified is the method used to process the cornstarch so that it easily dissolves in a cold or hot liquid without having to boil the liquid first.
- Maltodextrin: Maltodextrin is an easily digestible carbohydrate derived from corn. It is used in a wide variety of dry foods, dairy products, meats, and beverages.
FAQs About Thick It Original Beverage Thickener
What is the thickening agent in Thick-It?
Cornstarch-based Thick-It® Original Food & Beverage Thickener dissolves instantly in your favorite foods and beverages.
Do you need a prescription for using Thick-It?
Although a prescription is not needed, we recommend you consult with a medical professional to determine the appropriate consistency to purchase.
What is the use of beverage thickener?
Thick It Food, drink, and liquid thickeners are starch based additives that make fluids and edibles easier to swallow. It prevents the food and beverage from entering into the airway.