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 cereal with evaporated or high protein milk and canned fruit and top with cream.
- Canned spaghetti, baked beans, creamed corn on buttered toast with cheese.
- Canned salmon, tuna or sardines mixed with mayonnaise on buttered bread.
- Canned cream soups made on evaporated milk or with added cream. Serve with buttered toast or bread.
- Eggs - boiled, poached or fried, served with buttered toast or bread and top with cheese.
- Scrambled egg made with extra milk or cheese, served on buttered toast or bread.
- Omelette, eg cheese and ham, served with buttered toast or bread.
- French toast (bread and margarine, soaked in egg then fried).
- Potatoes - baked or microwaved until soft and filled with sour cream, cheese, mashed baked beans or minced meat.
- Pasta cooked with cream sauces.
- Wholemeal sandwiches with fillings of choice include meat, chicken, canned fish, cheese, baked beans, smooth peanut butter or egg.
[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.]