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NDR-UK Ref No: 9229
Publication Format: A6 leaflet
Classification: PiL  
Pack size: 10
Publication date: 08/14
Next Review: 08/17

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.

Classification: PiL (Patient Information Leaflet)

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.
  • Committee on Medical Aspects of Food Policy (COMA). (1991) Dietary Reference Values for Food Energy and Nutrients for the United Kingdom (Report on Health and Social Subjects No 41). London: The Stationery Office.
  • Gibbs Michelle, Baldwin Christine and Weekes Christine Elizabeth. (2012) Supportive interventions for enhancing dietary intake in malnourished or nutritionally at-risk adults. http://www.mrw.interscience.wiley.com/cochrane/clsysrev/articles/CD009840/frame.html
  • Brotherton A, Simmonds N, Stroud M. Malnutrition Matters: Meeting Quality Standards in Nutritional Care. A report on behalf of the BAPEN Quality Group A report on behalf of the BAPEN Quality Group 2010.
  • A. C. Milne, J. Potter, A. Vivanti and A. Avenell. (2009) Protein and energy supplementation in elderly people at risk from malnutrition. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. (2) 003288.
  • Stratton R. BAPEN Symposium 4 on ‘Challenges of enteral feeding from the acute to the community setting’ Should food or supplements be used in the community for the treatment of disease-related malnutrition? Proceedings of the Nutrition Society (2005), 64, 325–333.
  • Nice (2006) Nutrition Support in Adults.
  • SACN (2008) Nutritional well being of the British Population.
  • SACN (2011) Dietary Reference Values for Energy.
  • Stratton, C.,et al.,(1999) A critical, systematic analysis of the use of oral nutritional supplements in the community Clin Nut 18 (supp 2):29-84
  • Stratton, R., Greene, C., et al (2003) Disease Related Malnutrition: An evidence-based approach to treatment. CABI Publishing
  • C E Weekes, P W Emery, M Elia. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: Dietary counselling and food fortification in stable COPD: a randomised trial Thorax (2009).
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