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Low Carb Elemental Diet
Physicians’ Elemental Diet™ Dextrose Free is a 100% free form amino acid-based powdered elemental formula intended for distinctive nutritional requirements.
Physicians’ Elemental Diet Dextrose Free requires minimal digestive functionality for absorption and assimilation.
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Physicians’ Elemental Diet Dextrose Free formula provides 150 calories per serving, distributed as approximately 20% protein, 60% carbohydrate and 20% fat. Low-Carb compared to competing formulas (15g vs. 18-60g in competing products)
How to Determine How Many Physician's Elemental Diet Bags are Needed
Find your desired calories per day: Calorie Calculator
. Consider that you will be exercising less during the program, light-moderate activity is generally recommended while your body is going through a program.Step 2:
Decide the number of days of your protocol (Reset= 1-5 days, Therapeutic: 14+ days).Step 3:
Calculate the total calories needed. Total Days X Daily Calories = Total Calories Needed. Write this number down.Step 4:
Decide with your health professional an appropriate tapering schedule and food reintroduction, General example for a 14+ day protocol, with 1-6 days of tapering.Example tapering:
Days 15-17: 50% daily calories from elemental diet / 50% from food reintroduction
Days 18-20: 25% from elemental diet / 75% from food reintroduction
Days 21+: 100% from normal food
Add up total calories needed for your tapering schedule.Step 5:
Add your treatment and tapering calories together from steps 3 and 4.Step 6:
Divide your total calories from step 5 by 5400. This is the number of dextrose-free elemental diet bags you need to complete your program. Round up.
Example 7.5 bags = 8 bags needed.
For someone following a 2700-calorie/day diet, 1 bag will last 2 days. Someone following a 14-day protocol will need 7 bags + 1-2 bags for any 50%/25% tapering schedule.
Individual needs may range from 2000-3300 calories/day.
1260gram unit available.
This product does not contain
- dairy products
- artificial colors
- artificial flavors
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*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease