Sample High Energy Meal Plan For A Minced Diet

The food suggestions on this page are intended for people with Huntington's Disease, who have special nutritional needs. A diet based on these suggestions may be inappropriate for those who do not have these special needs.

Breakfast

  • Orange Juice
  • Four WeetbixTM with High Protein Milk, Sugar and Cream
  • Soft Poached Egg with Extra Margarine
  • Soft Bread (no crust) and liberally spread with Margarine
  • Soft Stewed Cut-up Apple with Yoghurt
  • Glass of SustagenTM or High Protein Milk

Morning Tea

  • Soft Stewed Pears (cut up) with Custard and Cream
  • Glass SustagenTM or High Protein Milk

Lunch

  • Large Serve Shepherd's Pie
  • Two scoops Mashed Pumpkin and Pureed Beans with Extra Margarine and Milk Powder
  • Baked Custard with Soft Cut-up Peaches topped with Cream
  • Glass of SustagenTM or High Protein Milk

Afternoon Tea

  • Fruit Yoghurt
  • Glass SustagenTM or High Protein Milk

Dinner

  • Smooth Cream Soup made with High Protein Milk or Cream
  • Two Wholemeal Sandwiches (no crusts) with Soft Fillings (eg egg and mayonnaise) and liberally spread with Margarine
  • Strawberry Mousse topped with Cream
  • Glass SustagenTM or High Protein Milk

Supper

  • Mashed Ripe Banana and Ice-Cream
  • Glass SustagenTM or High Protein Milk

[These guidelines for meeting the nutritional needs of people with Huntington's Disease were first published in the Association's Gateway newsletter Volume 4 No. 5, September/October 2001. They were prepared by Karen Keast, Dietitian, Huntington Disease Service (NSW), and include material compiled by the Dietitians Association of Australia NSW Gerontology Special Interest Group.The guidelines were reviewed and revised in August 2004.]

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