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GuarThik - Economical, taste free thickening
GuarThik is a high quality, very fine grade natural gum product that is excellent for thickening foods and fluids without adding flavour or smell.
GuarThik can be used to thicken all types of foods and fluids including water, juice, cordials, tea, coffee, milk based products, alcohol. GuarThik is equally effective in thickening both hot and cold foods and fluids.
Download the mixing instruction sheet here:
Who is it for?
GuarThik is ideal for those who have difficulty swallowing or dysphagia. GuarThik thickens fluids and foods to offer those with swallowing difficulties:
- improved swallowing coordination
- decreased risk of food or fluid entering the lungs
- increased enjoyment of eating.
Why choose GuarThik?
- Economical – use less GuarThik per serve than starch based thickeners and save. GuarThik starts at just $0.03 per serve (Level 150).
- Easy to Mix – GuarThik can be mixed both by hand with a fork or whisk and by high speed blending.
- Contains Soluble Dietary Fibre - for good digestive health.
- No taste, flavour or smell – GuarThik will not alter the taste or appearance of foods or fluids.
Download the Data Sheet here:
Dr. MacLeod's GuarThik Data Sheet (157 KB)
- Lactose Free
- Gluten Free
- Salt Free, Sugar Free
- Fat Free and Low Energy – GuarThik should be suitable for diabetics.
Download product information here:
Dr. MacLeod's GuarThik brochure (1108 KB)