Apetito helps dysphagia sufferers cram in the calories from smaller meals

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Apetito has expanded its range of meals for people who have difficulty swallowing.

Its Purée Petite range has 21 meals that pack as much energy and nutrition as possible into a small meal, helping elderly care home relatives keep their energy levels up and minimising waste.

“Finishing a meal can be an everyday struggle for residents with swallowing difficulties. When they can’t manage a full meal, they won’t receive the protein and calories they need for continued health and wellbeing,” says Apetito.

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“That’s why our chefs, dietitian and registered nutritionist have spent three years developing Purée Petite: an innovative new range of smaller, texture-modified meals that still deliver the same high nutritional content as a standard-sized dish. Mealtimes become more manageable and your residents get all the goodness,” the company adds.

Apetito says Purée Petite meals are:

  • 40% smaller portions for more manageable mealtimes and reduced wastage
  • Each meal provides 500kcals and 15-20gs of protein
  • Compliant with the National Descriptor Guidelines for texture-modified diets
  • Created in line with the British Dietic Association Guidelines
  • Visually appealing meals that maintain their appearance after cooking
  • Available in 21 options to prevent menu fatigue

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