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Puree Diet (level 4)

Description of a puree diet:

  • Usually eaten with a spoon
  • Cannot be drunk from a cup or sucked through a straw
  • Does not require chewing
  • Can be piped, layered or moulded
  • Shows some very slow movement under gravity but cannot be poured
  • Falls off a spoon in a single spoonful when tilted and continues to hold shape on a plate
  • No lumps
  • Not sticky
  • Liquid must not separate from solid
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Puree Diet (level 4)

File type: application/pdf Review date: October 2023