Clinical Nutrition

ENTEREX® FOOD THICKENER

  • Instant Food and Fluid Thickener
  • Tasteless
  • Mixes Easily
  • Thickens Instantly
 

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ENTEREX® FOOD THICKENER

Instant Food and Fluid Thickener used to Adjust Food Consistency

  • Thickens instantly, significantly reducing preparation time.
  • Does not alter flavor.
  • Does not require heating and mixes easily with any kind of food or beverage, hot or cold.
  • Maintains desired consistency over a long period of time.
  • Mixes easily with any type of pureed or liquid food without lumping.

Recommended by Doctors and Nutritionists

 

PRESENTATION: POWDER

Catalog Number Units per Case Size
11111 12 cans 227 g

*This product cannot be sold or distributed in the State of California or the State of Vermont

 

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION
Nutrients per serving (4.5 g)


Calories (kcal) 15
Energy (kJ) 63
Protein (g) 0
Carbohydrates (g) 4
Sugar (g) 0
Fat (g) 0

Ingredients: Modified corn starch

Caloric Distribution
Protein (% kcal) 0
Carbohydrate (% kcal) 100
Fat (% kcal) 0
Gluten free Yes
Lactose free Yes

 

DIRECTIONS OF USE

  • Add the desired amount of Enterex® Food Thickener to beverages, nutritional supplements, or foods.
  • Stir for several seconds or until the Enterex® Food Thickener is completely mixed.
  • Allow 1 - 4 minutes for liquid to reach the desired consistency.

 

INDICATIONS

Recommended for swallowing disorders:

  • Dysphagia and Gastroesophageal Reflux
  • Neuromuscular disorders
  • Cerebrovascular-related accidents
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Multiple Sclerosis

 

Recommended for mechanical obstructions:

  • Oral Cavity Tumors
  • Neck Tumors
  • Esophageal Tumors

 

Recommended for:

Post-radiation disorders of the head and neck. As adjunct to nutritional therapy for gastroesophageal reflux. When a change in the consistency of liquids or other foods is desired (e.g.: juices, soups, infant formulas, nutritional Formulas, puree, baby food).

 

Serving Suggestions

4 fl oz Serving Nectar Consistency Spoon Thick Honey Consistency
Apple Juice / Cranberry Cocktail 1 tbsp 1 tbsp + 1 tsp 1 tbsp + ½ tsp
Orange Juice 1 tbsp + ½ tsp 1 ½ tbsp 1 tbsp + 1 tsp
Water 1 tbsp + 1 tsp 2 tbsp 1 ½ tbsp
Hot Cocoa / Tea 1 tbsp + 1 tsp 2 tbsp 1 tbsp + 2 tsp
Tbsp = Tablespoon
Tsp = Teaspoon

 

PRECAUTIONS

For oral use only.

NOT FOR ENTERAL OR PARENTERAL USE

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 

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