Month: February 2015

Posted onFebruary 22, 2015

Purees set a new standard of care.

Our customers say the nicest things about Café Puree! A large national assisted living and memory care chain account sent these comments after converting to Café Puree. If you’d like to upgrade your puree program to the most visually eye-appealing,

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Posted onFebruary 20, 2015

How can we list milk as an ingredient yet claim it is ‘lactose-free’?

Many of our liquid proteins labels state “Contains: Milk” yet we also claim they are lactose free. This is because the FDA’s Allergen guidelines cause some confusion as they require the warning “Contains: Milk” when specific ingredients found in milk

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Posted onFebruary 20, 2015

Phytonutrients are vital to good health and nutrition.

When most people think of healthy eating they tend to consider only the macronutrients – fats and carbohydrates for energy, or protein for muscle repair. Fruits and vegetables are thought beneficial only because of their vitamin, mineral or antioxidant content.

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Posted onFebruary 20, 2015

Is tube feed diarrhea an issue with your patients? 2/16/15

Tube feed diarrhea can run as high as 60-65% among patients in ICU. There are many causes of it including medicines and protein supplements with a high osmolality. Our ProSource TF and ProSource No Carb liquid proteins have the lowest

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Posted onFebruary 11, 2015

Banana Flakes to Control Diarrhea.

Bananas have long been used as part of a BRAT diet (bananas, rice, applesauce, and toast) for the treatment of diarrhea. Banatrol Plus incorporates key aspects of the BRAT diet in a

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Posted onFebruary 6, 2015

Increasing Pureed Food Consumption 2/6/15

A 130-bed nursing home with 30 pureed diets started using Café Puree and Café Parfait about four weeks ago, converting from ‘made from scratch’ purees. During our initial presentation the FSD reported that on the whole residents were only consuming 

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