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For years, starch has been the primary agent used to thicken beverages for patients with dysphagia. More recently, xanthan gum and other polysaccharides have been introduced to thicken beverages with some distinct advantages over starch, such as stability, smooth texture and clarity. Read more here.
Many dysphagia patients require multiple medications and supplements for better nutrition and health. Our Thick-It Clear Advantage, a proprietary xanthan powder formulation, supports the absorption of nutrients. Medications and nutrients can dissolve and be absorbed by patients more easily than with other xanthan-based thickening powders. Read how here.