textured food


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textured food

Food products manufactured from various nutritional components made to resemble conventional protein-source foods in texture such as meat, seafood, or poultry.
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Kaleb had previously received feeding intervention services once per-week (for 50-min each session) for one year from an occupational therapist who spent sessions feeding Kaleb jarred baby foods and having him touch higher textured foods with his fingers.
Sequential swallowing is typical in children who are not transitioning to higher textured foods or who transport their food to the back of the mouth to swallow.
Furthermore, if the child is using gravity, she does not have the necessary tongue movements to eat textured foods.