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Simple suggestions for adapting meals to prevent weight loss - how to increase the energy in foods for people at risk of under nourishment.
Advice requires some explanation from a Health Professional who has basic nutrition knowledge to enable correct implementation.
To support weight gain or weight maintenance for people who are:
- at risk of becoming malnourished
- already malnourished
(based on Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool (MUST) score)
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.
- Know why it is important to have additional energy.
- Know basics of how to enrich normal food or fluids.
- Be aware of energy and protein values of prescribed supplement drinks.
- 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.
Based on good practice and the original the paper Stratton and Marinos (2007), A review of reviews: A new look at the evidence for oral nutritional supplements in clinical practice, Clinical Nutrition Supplements, Volume 2, Issue 1.
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