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Soft food for the elderly: What is soft food? A portion of food is very soft to eat or food easy to eat or food soft to touch? Actually, it is not a soft food means a proper combination of healthy easy to make and mainly it is very easy to

Digestion. When a person continues his elderly life especially the age after 60 it means he has gone to the elderly life and he should maintain a good food chain. Sometimes and maximum times they cannot eat all sorts food due to their health and teeth condition and that time they found for soft food.

How to make soft food?

First, you have to cut the food (vegetables) into small pieces.

Wash the vegetables well before cutting them, then remove the bark and it will absorb the vitamin content of the food.

Then cook all the food until soft.

Then mash the boiled vegetables with potato mash or fork.

Use a processor, or blender, to puree or mix food.

Use a sieve to remove soup or stew.

Add stock when cooking to make it easier for you to swallow

Vegetables are very good for older people

Vegetables contain a lot of vitamin K which helps in blood clotting and keeps the bones strong and corroded. For this reason, it is necessary to always keep green leafy vegetables like arugula, sprouts, sprouts, dandelion greens in the food list of the Basques.

Is Snacks only for young age food? Not it at all. An elderly person also can get such kind of food. Here is the 16th item of this food.

(I)                 Apple slices topped with natural peanut butter

(II)               Hummus with fresh vegetables or baked pita chips

(III)             Plain Greek yogurt mixed with cinnamon or fresh fruit

(IV)             Popcorn without butter

(V)               A handful of almonds, walnuts, or pistachios

(VI)             Red bell pepper and guacamole

(VII)           Frozen fruit smoothie

(VIII)         Homemade paleo-friendly granola

(IX)             Celery with peanut butter and raisins

(X)               Pears lightly covered with ricotta cheese

(XI)             Turkey slices rolled up with avocado

(XII)           Bowl of fresh berries or melon

(XIII)         Sun-dried tomatoes and mozzarella

(XIV)         Fruit kabobs served with vanilla-honey dip

(XV)           Cinnamon-sprinkled grilled peaches

(XVI)         Hard-boiled egg with a piece of whole-wheat toast

Here we recommended some soft food ideas for elderly diets:

Soups: Soups are very easily digestible food for all elderly people. it is easy to make and manage and mainly the soup has thousand of benefits for the elderly. An elderly person cannot cook everything or all things due to his physical fitness but he can make a soup very easily within 5-10 minutes.  Soups make all the ingredients soft and easy to digest. There are plenty of soup options nearby their hand. The simple ones include tomato, broccoli, and carrot soups. Then there are the blended soups or soups that contain spices to make the meal a little delicious. The choices are endless. It is more interesting and preferable to enjoy a vegetable soup mixture of soft-boiled vegetables with fresh herbs.

Yogurt: Yogurt is a very nice soft food as soft food for adults. Yogurt does not have to be chewed so any old person can eat it and yogurt is very helpful for indigestion. Yogurt is very smooth, creamy, has a light sweet taste. However, if you want, you can add light chopped fruit or a little jam, it will add more flavor and quality according to your choice. There is a variety of flavored yogurt on the market today, especially for the elderly, including lemon, raspberry, vanilla, and strawberry flavors.

Mashed Potato: Potato Flakes or Mashed Potatoes are soft, extremely tasty dish that is easy to make and eat. It is very healthy and full of essential nutrients for the elderly because the fiber it contains is one of the most essential for the elderly. With potato flakes or mashed potatoes, you can add cream if you want to enjoy the flavor. But first of all, you have to make sure that the potato flakes or mashed potatoes you are preparing are taken from good and disease-free potatoes. You can use sweet potatoes if you want or you like sweets or you can enjoy a new dish by mixing these potato flakes or mashed potatoes with any other food.

Boiled Vegetables: Boiled vegetables are another soft and healthy food. However, to get full nutrition and vitamins, wash the vegetables well before you cut them into pieces or peel them, then cook the vegetables. It is very good to eat half-boiled vegetables heated on a low flame and try to use less water while cooking the vegetables as it maintains a lot of nutritional value. Whether you like solid vegetables or not, you need to have at least one vegetable on your daily diet. In a very short time and for easy preparation, vegetables are also a quick and soft food.

Pudding: Pudding is another soft, nutritious, and yummy food for the elderly and a good dessert. So much delicious food and a nice steak and like to enjoy. When making pudding, however, care must be taken to ensure that each of its ingredients is well mixed, making sure that the meat is minced well when added to the pudding mix.

Scrambled Eggs: What a surprise to see this food on your food list and you are happy because who doesn’t like to eat fried eggs. Many people think that it is just a portion of food for young people because the list of soft foods for older people is very limited. Older people cannot eat roasted eggs because it is not digested. But no it is completely wrong because fried eggs are the main source of protein. You can also clean the eggs if you want to make them extra soft.

Avocado: Avocado is a very nutritious food and is a good source of fiber. It can be made as a cream sauce and can be mixed with other foods to add flavor to most foods and can be added to most foods without the need to cook to soften it. Just keep in mind that and make sure the avocado is fully ripe.

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