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Thick-It® Food and Beverage Thickeners in starch-based formulas

Using Thick-It® Original Food and Beverage Thickeners to Promote Safe Swallowing

Although swallowing disorders can make it difficult to stay hydrated and well-fed, the Thick-It® […]
Thick-It® Original Food & Beverage Thickener single-serve packets in its old packaging - a square packet - and its new packaging - a sleek stick design

Thick-It® Original Food & Beverage Thickener Now Available in Innovative Single-Serve Stick Packaging

Thick-It® Original Food & Beverage Thickener, the first commercially available food and beverage thickener […]
The Thick-It® team is excited to unveil the improved ProCare Sampling Program, featuring a diverse mix of our most in-demand products for those with dysphagia.

Introducing the New Thick-It® ProCare Sampling Program

For many years, the Thick-It® team has been proud to provide healthcare professionals with […]

Bringing Much-Needed Variety to the Dysphagia Diet

Once, dinner out with friends was a relaxing experience. Holiday meals meant enjoying familiar […]

The Thick-It® Brand Unveils New Packaging for Swallowing Disorder Products

ST. LOUIS (April 10, 2018) — The Thick-It® brand, a provider of dysphagia nutrition […]
A couple sits at a table smiling at one another sharing a nutritious dysphagia-friendly meal

Understanding the Basics of Dysphagia Nutrition

Dysphagia, or difficulty swallowing, is a disorder that may be caused by stroke, neurological […]
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7 Things For Caregivers To Understand About Dysphagia Patients

If a loved one or friend has been diagnosed with dysphagia, you probably feel […]
A healthcare professional points to a piece of paper as she discusses xanthan gum with a male dysphagia patient

Xanthan Gum: What is it, and why does it matter for those with dysphagia?

For years, starch has been used to thicken beverages for patients with dysphagia. While […]

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