Evaluation of Foods for People with Dysphagia

Foods for people with dysphagia are easy to swallow, and intended to prevent pulmonary aspiration and suffocation. In recent years, there has been an increase in people with dysphagia due to an aging population, so the demand for these commodities has increased. In the home medical care context, selecting appropriate meals is important, and using foods for people with dysphagia is one aspect of this. This article introduces a system for measuring hardness, adhesion, and agglomeration, evaluation items based on the Consumer Affairs Agency of Japan's Food Labeling Notification No. 277 (Permission of Labeling for Foods for Special Dietary Uses).

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Materials Testing & Inspection, Universal Testing
hardness, adhesion, agglomeration, Food and Beverages, Food QAQC, EZ Test
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