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
At your hospital do you have specific criteria for ordering oral nutrition supplements? Once you have ordered the supplement such as Ensure do you then have criteria for discontinuing the supplement? (specific percentages and time frames) Thank You all, I am new to the forum
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