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Six New Items on the Menu For a Liquid Diet

by Rebekah Hindman
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Shakes are perfect for a liquid diet. This is where diet supplements can be used unabashedly. These shakes are packed with vitamins and protein. They come in multiple flavors: French vanilla, strawberry, chocolate, hazelnut, berry blend, etc. Instant coffee grounds can be added to give drinks added flavor. Ice cream adds important calories. You can also blend in fruit to contribute to the taste. Experiment!

Implement these suggestions and entice your loved one to eat a healthy and tasty liquid meal. Use your own creativity and tailor these ideas to the needs of your patient. As in any healthcare situation, be sure you consult your loved oneís doctor about diet alterations. Healthcare professionals are wonderful sources for dietary suggestions. Even they enjoy swapping recipes. So, go for it! Try something new on the menu.

Rebekah Hindman is from Greenville, South Carolina. She is a caregiver to her grandmother who is living with Parkinsonís disease. She teams up with her mother, a retired RN, and sister to provide her grandmother with twenty-four hour care. Rebekah wants to help relieve the monotony other caregivers and loved ones face with the limitations of a liquid diet.


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