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Resource® thickenUp® clear

Resource® ThickenUp® Clear

Resource® ThickenUp® Clear is a powder thickener used to modify the consistency of food and drink, both hot and cold, without changing the flavor or color.  Importantly, it rapidly achieves and maintains a stable bolus viscosity to allow for safer swallowing. Its efficacy is clinically proven, and it presents numerous benefits to conventional starch-based thickeners.

Efficacy and benefits

Is fully transparent in water and does not affect color in other liquids

Is odorless, tasteless and has no impact on visual appearance

Rapidly achieves stable and appropriate consistency

Is free of lumps in all types of liquids

Requires the same dosage for all liquids for a given thickening level

Remains consistent over time; no over-thickening and is resistant to salivary amylase


1. Leonard RJet al. Effects of Bolus Rheology on Aspiration in Dysphagic Patients. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2014;114(4):590–4.

2. Rofes L et al.The effects of a xanthan gum-based thickener on the swallowing function of patients with dysphagia. Aliment Pharmacol Ther.2014 May;39(10):1169-79.


Always discuss with a healthcare professional before starting to use Resource® ThickenUp® Clear

Preparation guide

Preparation of dysphagia-adapted foods and fluids: Resource® ThickenUp® Clear makes it easy

 

88% of dysphagia specialists feel Resource® ThickenUp® Clear is easier to prepare thanks to its 1-2-3 dosage. See below for the details and step-by-step instructions on how to prepare 100 ml of liquid to the right consistency with Resource® ThickenUp® Clear.

 

 

How to use

 

It’s a universal method: Use the same dosage for all liquids for a given thickening level. Use the dosing spoon included in the tin. For 100 ml of water, juice, tea, coffee etc. take:

 

 

 

How to prepare

 

Step 1 - Put powder first

 

To achieve the best dissolution and clarity, first pour the recommended amount of powder into the cup according to required consistency.

 

 

Step 2 – Then pour liquid over powder

 

As Resource® ThickenUp® Clear thickens rapidly, start stirring immediately, as liquid is added and continue for 20-30 seconds until powder is well dissolved.

 

 

Step 3 – Stir for 20-30 seconds

 

 

Step 4 – Enjoy

 

 

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