Sample High Energy Meal Plan For A Soft 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.


  • Glass of SustagenTM
  • Large Bowl Rolled Oats with High Protein Milk, Sugar and Cream
  • Mashed Baked Beans and Cheese on Buttered Bread
  • Stewed Apple with Yoghurt
  • Glass of Orange Juice

Morning Tea

  • Mashed Banana with Custard and Cream
  • Glass SustagenTM or High Protein Milk


  • Large Serve Lamb Casserole
  • Large Serve Soft Cooked Potato, Pumpkin and Beans with Margarine or Sour Cream
  • Baked Custard with Stewed Peaches Topped with Cream
  • Glass of SustagenTM or High Protein Milk

Afternoon Tea

  • Fruit Yoghurt
  • Glass SustagenTM or High Protein Milk


  • Cream Soup made on High Protein Milk or Cream
  • Wholemeal Sandwiches with Soft Fillings (eg shaved chicken, avocado and mayonnaise) and liberally spread with Margarine (remove crusts if required)
  • Strawberry Mousse topped with Cream


  • Soft Cake with Thick Custard and 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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