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Food Modification for
Special Needs

Information contained in this web site targets both family caregivers and professionals involved in menu planning and/or food preparation for individuals with special nutritional and digestive needs.

Nutrition educational resources are available for both consumers and educators on these topics:

  • Chewing and swallowing problems
  • Modifying food texture for children and adults
  • Puréed food preparation
  • Increasing fiber in foods, meal plans and special diets
  • Increasing nutrient density in foods, meal plans and special diets
  • Nutritional concerns of the frail older adults
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