Nutrition Needs Beyond the ICU
Nutrition intervention is a strong focus in the ICU. ASPEN critical care guidelines suggest meeting protein needs early in an effort to obtain the best outcomes. The guidelines suggest 1.2-2.0 grams of protein per kilogram of [...]
Did you know- Glycerin?
Glycerin is an odorless, colorless liquid that is used in a variety of products including foods, cosmetics, medicines and pesticides. It adds a sweetness to food products without adding sugar because it is considered a sugar alcoh[...]
Avoiding the Diarrhea-Constipation Cycle
One of the most common and frustrating issues for people suffering from chronic diarrhea is the diarrhea-constipation cycle. This is the phrase used to describe the back and forth transition between diarrhea and constipation that [...]