Weight loss without trying can mean loss of muscle and condition and can contribute to poor health.All texture modified foods should be fortified with protein and energy additions.
It's very challenging to fortify modified texture food to the correct level and present the meal in a way that the person still enjoys the food and the dining experience.
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