VfL Blog

Category: Nutritional Advice

Tips and advice about eating a nutritious vegetarian or vegan diet.

The A to Z of dysphagia

As part of our Dysphagia Awareness Week we have spoken with Preston Walker who is an expert in preparing dysphagic foods and is an award-winning chef with 25 years’ experience. Preston has dedicated his career to improving the standard of cooking across the care catering sector with...

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Posted by Katie on 03/04/19 in Nutritional Advice and Questions Answered

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Tips and advice when catering for someone with dysphagia

Today, a standardised framework comes into place internationally for those caring for someone with dysphagia. The guidelines – created by the International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative – show thickness levels of food and drink for a person with dysphagia. This is to...

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Posted by Katie on 29/03/19 in Nutritional Advice

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Swallowing Awareness Day

Amanda Woodvine, Chief Executive of Vegetarian for Life said: “We are proud to support Swallowing Awareness Day. Around seven in ten people in care homes will experience difficulty swallowing at some point. “Two of the main effects of swallowing difficulties, or dysphagia as it’s...

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Posted by Katie on 13/03/19 in Nutritional Advice

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