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Vital® 1.5 Cal

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USAGE

VITAL 1.5 CAL is calorically dense, peptide-based therapeutic nutrition that provides complete, balanced nutrition for long- or short-term tube feeding for patients experiencing malabsorption, maldigestion, or impaired GI function and/or GI intolerance.
• For tube or oral feeding.
• For supplemental or sole-source nutrition.
• Use under medical supervision.

FEATURES
• Designed to promote tolerance:
– Advanced blend of hydrolyzed protein, structured lipid, and prebiotic (NutraFlora® scFOS®) to support absorption and tolerance.
– Hydrolyzed, peptide-based protein system.
– Contains MCT/canola oil structured lipid. Structured lipids are well-tolerated1,2 and absorbed1 fats to promote absorption of fatty acids.
– 1.4 g of NutraFlora scFOS/8 fl oz (6 g/L). scFOS are prebiotic fibers that stimulate the growth of beneficial bacteria in the colon.3,4,5
– 1.5 Cal/mL—concentrated calories for fluid-restricted patients.
• Elevated antioxidants vitamins C & E and selenium to help reduce free radical damage.6,7
• 1500 Calories (1000 mL) provides at least 100% of the RDIs for 25 essential vitamins and minerals.
• Gluten-free, suitable for lactose intolerance.

PRECAUTIONS
• Not for IV use.
• Not for people with galactosemia.