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Nutritional support

Disease Related Malnutrition

Malnutrition is a lack of adequate nutrition that can be caused by not having enough to eat, not eating enough of the right things, or being unable to utilise the food that is being consumed1. The term malnutrition can include both over and under nutrition, however, Vitaflo use the term ‘malnutrition’ to refer to ‘under nutrition’ which is when a person cannot meet their macro and micro nutrient requirements from normal diet alone.

Symptoms:
Malnutrition can be difficult to identify in the early stages. It is important to look for symptoms, which can include:

  • Unexplained or unplanned weight loss
  • Feeling tired and lacking energy
  • Loss of appetite
  • Poor concentration
  • Depression
  • Increased frequency of infections & delayed wound healing
  • Difficulty keeping warm
Attylet Plus®

Attylet Plus is an amylase resistant thickener for food and drink. Transparent. For dietary treatment in chewing and swallowing difficulties.

Bramino®

BCCAA -Branched chain amino acids for the dietary treatment of liver chirrosis and encephalopathy.

FlavourPac

A food for special medical purposes.
FlavourPac are a range of powdered protein free flavours, available in blackcurrant, orange, raspberry and tropical options.

Containing carbohydrate, sugar, sweeteners and colouring.

Suitable from 3 years of age.

FruitiVits®

A great tasting, orange flavour vitamin, mineral and trace element supplement suitable for children on restrictive therapeutic diets. FruitiVits is suitable from 3 to 10 years of age.

Fruitivits is a food for special medical purposes and must be used under medical supervision.

Keyomega / Docomega

Long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPs) are types of fat and there are two main variants; Omega-3 and Omega-6. Two of the most important LCPs are arachidonic acid (AA), a form of Omega-6, and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), a form of Omega-3.

In conditions where the diet is severely restricted, it can be difficult to consume enough LCPs from food and therefore LCP supplements may be needed.
Vitaflo produces a range of pre‐measured Omega‐3 and Omega‐6 LCP supplements that can be added to an individual’s diet if required.

Keyomega
A food for special medical purposes.
A powdered blend of Arachidonic Acid (AA) and Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) on a carbohydrate base.

Docomega
A food for special medical purposes.
A powdered blend of Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) on a carbohydrate base.