Light Meals and Snacks
Light Meals and Snacks
|NDR-UK Ref No:||9229|
|Publication Format:||A6 leaflet|
Short, simple leaflet produced in partnership with NHS Grampian to support people who have been using nutritional supplements to ensure weight maintenance. Suggested light meals and snacks with a minimum of 220kcal and 5g protein.
This product review is on hold while NDR-UK assess the need for information for people needing support getting enough nourishment, and wish to avoid/move away from oral nutritional supplements.
Enforcement of healthy eating messages for self-management - advice is easily understood requiring no additional explanation.
To support weight gain or weight maintenance for people who are aiming to stop or reduce their use of food supplements.
- Be able to choose individual or combinations of foods which give an equivalent amount of protein and energy to a prescribed supplement.
- Know how to combine foods/liquids to give an equivalent amount of protein and energy to a prescribed supplement.
- Know where to get further help and advice.
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