Simple Nourishing Snacks Ideas

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.

AIM FOR SIX MEALS AND SNACKS EACH DAY KEEP A READY SUPPLY OF SNACKS AVAILABLE

Snack Suggestions

  • Sandwiches with plenty of margarine and soft fillings
  • Pikelets with jam, cream and margarine
  • Yoghurt with soft fruit
  • Ice cream with topping
  • Soft cake with cream, custard and ice cream
  • Desserts such as cheesecake (remove the crust), mousse, custard, FrucheTM and creme caramel
  • A bowl of cereal topped with cream or yoghurt
  • Milkshakes made with high protein milk, cream, ice cream and fruit
  • Cream soup instead of tea and coffee
  • Hot chocolate or coffee made on milk
  • Cream dips with fingers of wholemeal bread

[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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