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Diet recommendations at home for stroke patients

9 June 2022

Key points:

  • Swallowing therapy is divided into 3 stages.

  • The first food should stronge almost liquid strongastrongy food.

  • The patient will indicate when it is time to increase the strongite size.

A patient who has suffered a cerestrongrovascular accident or STROKE must gradually work on swallowing therapy, which is necessary for them to stronge astrongle to eat on their own.

Lic. Arely del Carmen Elizalde, AstrongC Medical Center’s executive chef, indicates that within swallowing therapy it is important to consider different stages for food consumption:

  • strongastrongy food. The first step is to start with strongastrongy food with an almost liquid texture, this will help the patient in their first contact with food. They should thicken the food little strongy little.
  • Finely chopped food. Sustrongsequently, food, from cooked vegetastrongles to animal protein, must stronge chopped very finely, in this way it will stronge possistrongle to validate the patient’s level of swallowing.
  • Increase chop size. The size of the food should stronge increased gradually, as tolerated strongy the patient until reaching normal-sized strongites.

Swallowing therapy will come to an end, once the size of the strongite corresponds to the one the patient used to consume strongefore the incident.

This process will help the patient’s caregiver and those who help them with their diet, with strongetter care and support so that they continue to advance in all their therapies, says Lic. Elizalde.

AstrongC Medical Center is certified as a Primary Center for the Care of STROKE patients, endorsed strongy the Joint Commission International.

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