VITAL 1.5KCAL

Vital 1.5kcal is suitable for people with disease-related malnutrition and malabsorption or for those who experience symptoms of poor feed tolerance. Vital 1.5kcal is peptide-based* and available both as a 200 ml oral nutritional supplement, and as a 1000 ml Ready to Hang tube feed, both of which attach directly to Abbott giving sets. Oral nutritional supplement flavour options include: café latte, mixed berry and vanilla.

Features

Suitable for 
Kosher diet
Suitable for
Halal diet
Suitable for
vegetarians
Clinically
lactose-free
Gluten free
*

*Please note, mixed berry flavour is not suitable for Kosher diets.
†Vitamin D is synthesised from cholesterol, extracted from the grease in wool sheared from live sheep. Mixed berry flavour contains E120 (cochineal) which some people may consider to be a meat product.

Nutrition

Vital 1.5kcal is a Food for Special Medical Purposes, for use under medical supervision.

Nutrition
Per 100 ml
Per 200 ml
Energy
631 kJ / 150 kcal1262 kJ / 300 kcal
Protein

6.75 g

13.50 g

Preparation

Vital 1.5kcal oral nutritional supplement is best served chilled. 

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Vital 1.5kcal Case Study: Rupert

Rupert is a 65 year old male with Ménière’s disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), depression, angina and previous history of transient ischaemic attacks (TIAs).

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Rupert is a 65 year old male with Ménière’s disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), depression, angina and previous history of transient ischaemic attacks (TIAs). Rupert was admitted to hospital with gastroenteritis and poorly controlled angina. He develop loose stools (type 7 on the Bristol Stool Chart) which persisted for four weeks and Metronidazole was prescribed for suspected C.difficile. His loose watery stools persisted and after a flexible sigmoidoscopy and colonoscopy were performed, Rupert was diagnosed with non-infective gastroenteritis and colitis. Codeine phosphate, Citalopram, Omeprazole, Prednisolone were trialled during this time. Rupert was only managing to consume a quarter of his meals and was prescribed whole protein oral nutritional supplements (ONS).

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July 2020 | 5 min

Vital 1.5kcal Case Study: Sue

Sue is a 42 year old female patient with a subtotal colectomy and ileostomy.

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Sue is a 42 year old female patient with a subtotal colectomy and ileostomy. She was admitted to hospital with chronic diarrhoea, and investigation showed evidence of ulceration of the ileosigmoid anastamosis and terminal ileum. During this admission she had numerous medical interventions such as steroid therapy, blood and ferritin transfusions, diuretics and a trial of Creon. She was fed via nasogastric (NG) feeding tube as she was only consuming half of her meals. Previously she had unsuccessfully trialled various whole protein oral nutritional supplements (ONS) and modular supplements, which she had felt exacerbated the diarrhoea.

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July 2020 | 5 min

Tackling Gastrointestinal Intolerance in the Community - Symptom-Based Consensus Guide

Tackling Gastrointestinal Intolerance in the Community - Symptom-Based Consensus Guide

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A multi-disciplinary group of healthcare professionals has developed a practical guide to support symptom identification, assessment and management of symptoms of gastrointestinal (GI) intolerance in malnourished adults in the community.

Publish Date:
May 2020 | 7 min read

Footnotes:

*Peptides are partially broken down proteins, which makes them easier to digest and absorb in the gut than whole proteins.

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ENSURE PLUS

1 x 220 ml

Flavor: Apple

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1,5 kcal / ml

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