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Fortisip™ is a nutritional supplement, a palatable, ready-made milkshake style drink made by the company Nutricia, for the dietary management of disease related malnutrition.
Fortisip is designed to provide the essential nutrients that you usually obtain from a varied diet. So, it is made for people who can not consume enough solid food, which may be due to a variety of different causes: when appetite is poor and nutritional requirements are not being met through ordinary food, many people find it easier to drink than to eat and Fortisip drink help increase nutritional intake. It is suitable for use as the sole source of nutrition for most people over 6 years of age.
Fortisip Bottle is often useful to reduce the amount of weight loss in people with cancer, helping them build up their strength and withstand the effects of the cancer and its treatment.
Each 200ml Fortisip bottle contains 300 Kcal or 1260 kj. Fortisip bottle also contains proteins and all of the vitamins, minerals and trace elements you need for a nutritionally complete diet. While Fortisip is gluten and lactose free, it is suitable also for use for people with coeliac disease or lactose intolerance. It is not suitable for people with the condition galactosemia, or as a partial source of nutrition for children under the age of 3.
Fortisip Bottle is available in various flavours: neutral, vanilla, strawberry, orange, banana, tropical fruits, chocolate and toffee.
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