What is Duocal powder used for?

What is Duocal powder used for?

Duocal® is specially formulated for the dietary management of conditions where a high-energy, low-fluid, low-electrolytes diet is indicated, protein-restricted diets, disorders of protein and amino acid metabolism, malabsorptive states, modular diets, and catabolic states (e.g. burns, trauma, post-operative stress).

Is Duocal safe for infants?

Indications. For use as a food fortifier to enhance energy intake in a wide range of conditions requiring a high energy, low fluid diet, such as renal disease, liver disease and catabolic stress. Suitable for infants, children and adults.

Is Duocal a prescription?

Duocal is a non-prescription carbohydrate and fat powder that is added to young children’s foods or drinks to add more calories to their diet.

How long does Duocal last?

Unused foods mixed with Duocal should be refrigerated and used within 24 hours. Shake or stir immediately before serving. Store unopened can at room temperature. Once opened, reseal can and store in a cool, dry place (not in refrigerator) and use within one month.

How much Duocal should I use?

Just 3 Tbsp or 5 scoops of Duocal added to regular foods provides an additional 125 calories which is more than a 4 oz serving of a traditional supplemental shake. How many calories does Duocal provide? Each Duocal scoop provides 25 calories. Household measurements may also be used (see table below).

How many grams is a Duocal scoop?

5 g
Preparation & Storage

Measure Weight Calories
1 scoop 5 g 25
1 tsp 2.6 g 13
1 Tbsp 8.5 g 42
1/4 Cup 30 g 148

Does Duocal make you gain weight?

What is Duocal? Duocal is a high calorie, protein-free powdered medical food that can be added to foods or beverages when additional calories are needed to gain adequate weight. Keep in mind that this product is not a formula and should not be used as a sole source of nutrition.

Can you add Duocal to water?

Duocal can be added to most moist foods by sprinkling on the required amount and then stirring in. Duocal can be brought to a boil when mixed into a liquid. Avoid excess boiling as this may affect the consistency. Duocal is not suitable for carbonated drinks or fruit juices.

How much is Duocal a day?

Just 3 Tbsp or 5 scoops of Duocal added to regular foods provides an additional 125 calories which is more than a 4 oz serving of a traditional supplemental shake.

How many calories are in 1 scoop of Duocal?

Each Duocal scoop provides 25 calories.

Can you cook Duocal?

Can you bake with Duocal? Yes, Duocal can be added to most moist foods by sprinkling on the required amount and then stirring in. Avoid excess boiling as this may affect the consistency. Unused foods mixed with Duocal should be refrigerated immediately.

Can you put Benecalorie in water?

Third try: add the Benecalorie into just the pot of water. Do this before boiling and before adding the grits. Bring water and Benecalorie to a boil, then add the grits. Perfect.

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