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soft di·et

a normal diet limited to soft foods for those who have difficulty chewing or swallowing; no restrictions made on seasoning or method of food preparation.

soft diet

A general term for any diet based on soft foods (e.g., bananas, Jello™, oatmeal, soups, yogurt), without hard (e.g., carrots) or semi-hard (e.g., broccoli, steak) foods. Soft diets have been recommended for treating temporomandibular joint (TMJ) syndrome.

soft diet

Nutrition A diet of soft foods–eg, bananas, Jello, oatmeal, soups, yogurt, that precludes hard foods–eg, carrots or 'chewy'–eg, broccoli, jelly beans, steak. See Diet, TMJ syndrome; Cf Bland diet.

soft di·et

(sawft dī'ĕt)
A normal diet limited to soft foods for patients who have difficulty chewing or swallowing; there are no restrictions on seasoning or method of food preparation.

soft di·et

(sawft dī'ĕt)
Normal diet limited to soft foods for those who have difficulty chewing or swallowing; no restrictions made on seasoning or method of food preparation.

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On the other hand, individuals with a high adherence to the Healthy, Soft diet, Snacks and weekend meal, Traditional and Light and whole foods patterns consumed, respectively, means of 2.74 (SD = 1.87), 2.99 (SD = 2.64), 3.08 (SD = 3.11), 3.27 (SD = 2.21) and 5.12 (SD = 2.83) servings of fruit per day.
The mean time needed to start with the soft diet in the R-Y group was 6.82 days, with a SD of 2.33, while in the DT group the mean time was 5.73 days with a SD of 2.13.
It's all too easy for one tipple to lead to another, so avoid drinking on an empty stomach, and alternate each glass with water or a soft diet drink.
Mr Hopton had to have a plate fitted in his jaw to fix one of the fractures and he was on soft diet for four to six weeks.
In view of the patient's mild symptoms, she agreed to conservative management with a soft diet. Upon follow-up, her symptoms were found to have resolved after dietary modification.
"I couldn't eat properly so I was on protein shakes and trying to keep my soft diet up - lots of mashed potato," he said.
I monitor her, know when she needs medication and I'm there to feed her and cut up her food because she's limited to a soft diet.
"When he was on a soft diet, he was given totally unsuitable food to eat, such as a full Sunday dinner and fish and chips.
Martin Jennings, aged 36, had swallowing problems and was on a strict "soft diet" when nursing staff at Heartlands Hospital gave him toast.
The nursing home's admission forms prepared in August 1997 showed that the patient was initially placed on a "chopped, soft diet." However, Dr.
"For four to six weeks someone with a broken jaw or mandible will be on a soft diet. Normally that means their food will have to liquidised.