Mixing Guide

Supercol Food & Liquid Thickener - Mixing Guidelines

Level 1
(AR-Slightly Thick)

100mL

1 Scoop
1/8 Teaspoon
1/2 Gram

200mL

2 Scoops
1/4 Teaspoon
1 Gram

400mL

1/2 Teaspoon
2 Grams

800mL

1 Teaspoon
4 Grams

Level 2
(Mildly Thick)

100mL

1 1/2 Scoops
1/6 Teaspoon
3/4 Gram

200mL

3 Scoops
3/8 Teaspoon
1 1/2 Grams

400mL

3/4 Teaspoon
3 Grams

800mL

1 1/2 Teaspoons
6 Grams

Level 3
(Moderately Thick)

100mL

2 Scoops
1/4 Teaspoon
1 Gram

200mL

4 Scoops
1/2 Teaspoon
2 Grams

400mL

1 Teaspoon
4 Grams

800mL

2 Teaspoons
8 Grams

Level 4
(Extremely Thick)

100mL

3 Scoops
3/8 Teaspoon
1 1/2 Grams

200mL

6 Scoops
3/4 Teaspoon
3 Grams

400mL

1 1/2 Teaspoons
6 Grams

800mL

3 Teaspoons
12 Grams

* Scoops are provided with 325gm jars only – 1 scoop = 1/8 teaspoon

Mixing Tips

  1. Add desired measure of liquid to clean and dry cup, glass, jug or bottle
  2. Slowly sprinkle dosage into liquid, whilst stirring vigorously
  3. Mix for no more than 30 seconds, ensuring powder is completely dissolved
  4. For maximum thickness, leave to stand for 2-3 minutes before serving

*Instructions are a guide only and should be used in consultation with your Healthcare Professional

**Adapted from the International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative 2016 (IDDSI)
and Australian Standardised Definitions and Terminology for Texture-Modified Foods and Fluids, Nutrition and Dietetics 2007; (Suppl.2)