Do any of you guys have a brand list of protein supplements patients can buy OTC? I know whey protein powder is readily available, but what about liquids?
Reason I'm asking is I rec'd high protein/high kcal diet for an underweight COPD'er with recent severe weight loss. I mentioned can use whey protein powder but suggested she try a liquid supplement instead because more palatable/easier to
I have a resident with poor intake on a pureed diet with honey thickened liquids that need given to him by tsp. He has an allergy to milk and milk products. Does anyone know of a product that is milk free and honey consistency?
One of my residents asked me about this supplement-says it is 38 fruits and vegetables in one serving. Of course, I reminded him that real fruits and vegetables are still your best choice but wanted to see if anyone could tell me much about this product. Thanks
I was wondering if someone were low in Selenium how would you provide supplementation in acute care and how much would be given? I realize selenium deficiency would be pretty difficult, but just wondering if this is done and how? For curiosity sake. :)
I am starting up a nutrition counseling practice within a chiropractic office. My employer wants me to find the best nutrition supplementation program to sell to clients. I am looking at Metagenics...was wondering if anyone could recommend any other high quality nutrition lines?
I tried to place an 'edit' in Wikipedia in regards to hemolytic anemia in respect to vitamin E deficiency. It seems the doctor in charge refuses to believe a vitamin E deficiency causes hemolysis, hemolytic anemia. He refuses to allow vitamin E deficiency to be called a cause of hemolysis. I am gobsmacked. He refuses to allow studies from the 60's and refuses the Merck Manual. If anyone has an id
Any thoughts about the "Nopalea cactus drink".I am working as a dietitian at dialysis facility and one of my pt's wants to try this product for Anti-inflammation, immune system support, anti-toxin, and brain protection properties.
I have very low levels of vit D and dr tried me on large amt of vitd . it made ,me really sick .... I also have IBS constipation . Now the 2 of those do not mix . what can I do to get my vit d . I have been sitting outside for 15 mns aday . any thing else I can do. thanks
I am new to the forum and looking for a dietary supplement regimen. I am a 58 year old male in good health at the present time. I do have borderline high blood pressure (on Bystolic 10 mg daily), controlled diabetes (on metformin 500 mg daily), and controlled lipids (on Crestor 10 mg daily). I am on the following supplements but I am not sure they are optimizing my dietary regimen as I w