The Nestle Peptamen 1.5 Complete Calorically Dense Peptide-Based Nutrition is a specialized Feeding Formula made for easy digestion and absorption for GI-compromised patients and normal or increased caloric requirements. The gastrointestinal (GI) tract is a vital organ system in humans which consists of the mouth, esophagus, stomach and small and large intestines. This system plays a critical role in regulating your body's energy homeostasis. When your body works to digest your food intake it removes and takes in energy from the nutrients in the food you have consumed and rids away the remaining waste. Standard caloric requirements for men is around (2,500kcal) a day. For women, this number is (2,000kcal) a day. These values can vary depending on physical activity, metabolism, and age.
The Nestle Peptamen 1.5 Nutrition is a ready-to-use Diet and Nutrition formula for complete or supplemental feeding using a Feeding Tube Kit. It is a useful nocturnal feeding supplement, a dual feeding method with total parenteral nutrition (TPN), or as a transition diet from TPN. Suitable for lactose intolerance, gluten-free, and low-residue diets, this calorically dense GI formula provides nutritional support for individuals with impaired GI function.
Peptamen 1.5 Complete Nutrition is the only Enteral Formuala that contains enzymatically hydrolyzed 100% whey protein to facilitate gastric emptying, a balance peptide profile to promote GI absorption and integrity, and a high proportion of medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs) to decrease the potential for fat malabsorption.Provides nutritional support for individuals with Impaired GI function: shortened feeding schedules, elevated protein requirements, fluid/volume restrictions, malabsorption, pancreatitis, short bowel syndrome, chronic diarrhea, malnutrition, Cystic Fibrosis, delayed gastric emptying, Cerebral Palsy, and Crohns Disease.
- Made for Easy Digestion
- Facilitates Gastric Emptying
- Promotes GI Absorption and Integrity
- Decreases Potential for Fat Malabsorption
- Sutible for Lactose Intolerance, Gluten-Free and Low-Residue Diets
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