|Valens Thixer® is an instant food thickening module suitable for increasing the consistency of foods and liquid. It can be used as a vehicle in commonly accepted approach to decrease dysphagic difficulties and to increase bolus consistency which leads to positive changes in oral transit time, pharyngeal responsiveness, and pharyngeal pressure.|
|Unlike other thickening agents, Valens Thixer® is instantised, with excellent solubility throughout pH range and with enhanced dispersibility. It mixes readily with hot, cold, dry and wet food with no undesired lumps. Valens Thixer® is gluten & lactose free and has no added maltodextrin. (Maltodextrin may increase the glycemic index of food.)|
|Valens Thixer® has clean flavor with ultra smooth mouth feel. It does not alter flavour of formulas, beverages and foods. Valens Thixer is also Microwave and Steam-table stable, Freeze-thaw Stable. After Mixing, it has excellent storage stability in|
|Valens Thixer® contains Processed Food Starch from Corn. It is certified HALAL and Kosher Pareve in USA.|
|Valens Thixer® is generally recognized as safe (GRAS) by USFDA as direct human food ingredients at levels consistent with Current Good Manufacturing Practices (CGMP).|
|Instant Food Thickener Mixing Guide*:|
|* Adjustment may be needed depending on temperature and type of liquid or food|
|Use as directed by dieticians, speech therapist or other medical practitioners.|
|To ensure optimum condition, covered can with over-cap and stored in an odor free, cool, dry place once opened. Do not store in a refrigerator.|
|Once opened, use content within 6 weeks if in proper storage condition.|
|2 years from date of manufacturing.|
|NET WT 300g|
can be added to ALL of your hot and cold drinks to make them to the recommended consistency. It can also be added to fruit juice, coffee, tea, fizzy drinks, soup, meat stocks … or any liquid.
|Measure recommended amount of ThiXer by using scoop provided in the can.||Add ThiXer slowly to the drinks while stirring with spoon or fork. Do not over mix.||Allow liquid to sit for at least
1 minute to achieve correct consistency before serving.
|After mixing, check fluid consistency by dipping fork inside.|
Patients with swallowing difficulties may require thickened fluid consistency to aid the intake of fluid. Your speech therapist will recommend you the fluid consistency that is suitable for you.
As a general rule, the 3 common consistencies of thickened liquids are:
* Adjustment may be needed depending on temperature and type of liquid or food
|Diluting the supplement
with 25% volume of water.
|Whisking it prior adding ThiXer.||Hydrating ThiXer powder with 25% volume of water first and then mix it to the drink.|
Note 1 :
Liquid will behave differently depending on type, concentration and temperature,please makeadjustments to suit your requirements.
Note 2 :
When feeding, do not leave the spoon in the thickened liquid or stir it repeatedly as salivaonthe spoon will change the consistency.