Mechanical Soft Diet- Meant for people who cannot chew food or have a swallowing disorder (dysphagia), who have a sore throat after receiving radiation therapy, or have pain in the teeth.
Low Fiber/”GI Soft” Diet– It is served before a procedure, after surgery, or to cure a medical condition. It provides all the nutrition without putting pressure on the Gastro-Intestinal System. It gives bowels time to heal and rest.
Carbohydrate Controlled Diet- A controlled carbohydrate diet helps people with metabolic diseases like diabetes balance their carbohydrate intake with every meal and snack. They are provided with carbohydrate units called ‘choices’ which include a preset amount intake of calories. Adhering to this system helps them to manage their calorie intake to control insulin spikes and falls.
Cardiac Diet– Hypertension and fat buildup are the major reasons for heart problems. Cardiac diet, also known as DASH (dietary approaches to stop hypertension) diet precisely addresses these symptoms, by minimizing sodium and fat intake.
Puree Diet– Sometimes patients tend to have a poor appetite but need high nutritional food to heal from their medical condition. Puree food, which is easy on the GI system and can be ingested easily, is prepared for such patients. Food that is pureed is served in small frequented meals that are easier to manage than larger portions.