What is a "soft diet"?

Answer A soft diet can include many foods if they are mashed or pureed, covered or placed with in sauces or gravy, or placed in soups, stews, chili, curries.Grains/starchesCooked Hot cereals: oatmeal, por... Read More »

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What is a soft diet?

Soft diets are given to patients after surgical procedures. Under the supervision of a physician or registered dietitian, patients are required to consume foods that are soft and easy to chew or sw... Read More »

What is the soft food diet?

An adult "soft food" diet is somewhat different from what a baby is served while growing and developing its digestive system. It is generally prepared manually, as adult "soft diet" food rarely com... Read More »

What is a mechanical soft NAS diet?

A mechanical soft diet consists of a nutrition plan focused on foods for those who have difficulty chewing or swallowing. An NAS (No Added Salt) diet is defined as a diet focused on eliminating foo... Read More »

What are the differences between an adequate diet balanced diet moderate diet and varied diet?

An adequate diet contains all nutrients necessary for long-term survival. It may not necessarily be optimal or have any variety. A balanced diet refers to a diet that does not have too much of jus... Read More »