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Ensure® Powder - Vanilla

Ensure® Powder

Ensure is a 1.0kcal/ml, nutritionally complete and balanced powdered milkshake style oral nutritional supplement for people with, or at risk of developing, disease-related malnutrition8. Ensure powder provides calories, protein & carbohydrates to help you gain or maintain a healthy weight.3-7

Ensure Powder 850g is available in vanilla & chocolate flavours.


AVAILABILITY

LIST NUMBER
ITEM
S619.185
ENSURE POWDER VAN 850GR CAN
LIST NUMBER
ITEM
S620.185
ENSURE POWDER CHOC 850GR CAN

FEATURES

  • 28 essential vitamins and minerals
  • FOS prebiotic to support immune health
  • Calcium necessary for normal bone structure
  • Vitamin D contributes to support normal muscle function
  • Antioxidant to support immune health

Precautions

  • Food for Special Medical Purposes. Use only under medical supervision.
    • Ensure Powder is suitable as a sole source of nutrition or as a supplement
    • Not for Parenteral use
    • Not for use in galactosemia
    • Not intended for use in children unless otherwise instructed by a health care professional

PREPARATION

  • Use Instructions

To prepare a 230ml serving, put 195ml of cold water into a glass. Gradually add 6 level scoops (enclosed) or 53.8g of Ensure Powder whilst stirring and mix until dissolved. A 850g can of powder yields approximately 16 x 230ml servings.

NUTRITION

1.0kcal/mL nutritionally complete and balanced, powdered nutritional shake, milkshake style drink for poor appetite, involuntary weight loss and disease related malnutrition.

  • per 100mL
  • per serving (230mL)*
  • Nutritional Information
  • Energy
  • kJ
  • 420
  • 962
  • kcal
  • 100
  • 229
  • Protein (nitrogen)
  • g
  • 3.72 (0.62)
  • 8.55 (1.37)
  • Carbohydrate
  • g
  • 13.42
  • 30.58
  • of which sugars
  • g
  • 4.7
  • 10.05
  • Fat
  • g
  • 3.27
  • 7.53
  • of which saturates
  • g
  • 0.37
  • 0.86
  • Fibre
  • g
  • 1.01
  • 2.31
  • of which scFOS*
  • g
  • 1.01
  • 2.31
  • Vitamins
  • Vitamin A
  • mcg RE
  • 109.7
  • 253
  • of which ß-carotene
  • mcg RE
  • 4.7
  • 11
  • Vitamin D
  • mcg
  • 1.1
  • 2.6
  • Vitamin E
  • mg α TE
  • 1.8
  • 4.2
  • Vitamin K
  • mcg
  • 7.7
  • 18
  • Vitamin C
  • mg
  • 13
  • 29
  • Folic acid
  • mcg
  • 30
  • 70
  • Thiamin (vitamin B1)
  • mg
  • 0.19
  • 0.43
  • Riboflavin (vitamin B2)
  • mg
  • 0.19
  • 0.43
  • Vitamin B6
  • mg
  • 0.23
  • 0.54
  • Vitamin B12
  • mcg
  • 0.35
  • 0.81
  • Niacin
  • mg NE
  • 1.2
  • 2.7
  • Pantothenic acid
  • mg
  • 0.98
  • 2.3
  • Biotin
  • mcg
  • 4.2
  • 9.7
  • Choline
  • mg
  • 32
  • 73
  • Minerals
  • Sodium
  • mg (mmol)
  • 84 (3.65)
  • 194 (8.44)
  • Potassium
  • mg (mmol)
  • 157 (4.02)
  • 360 (9.21)
  • Chloride
  • mg (mmol)
  • 105 (2.96)
  • 242 (6.83)
  • Calcium
  • mg
  • 105
  • 242
  • Phosphorus
  • mg
  • 55
  • 126
  • Magnesium
  • mg
  • 18
  • 40
  • Iron
  • mg
  • 0.94
  • 2.2
  • Zinc
  • mg
  • 1.1
  • 2.5
  • Manganese
  • mg
  • 0.33
  • 0.75
  • Copper
  • mcg
  • 67
  • 153
  • Iodine
  • mcg
  • 15
  • 34
  • Selenium
  • mcg
  • 5.1
  • 12
  • Chromium
  • mcg
  • 5.4
  • 12
  • Molybdenum
  • mcg
  • 9.8
  • 23
  • Osmolality
  • mOsm/kg H20
  • 418
  • Osmolarity
  • mOsm/litre
  • 354
  • Water
  • mL/100mL (mL/serving)
  • 85 (197)
  • Renal solute load
  • mOsm/litre
  • 325

* prepared as directed (6 scoops of powder reconstituted with 195mL of water)

** FOS = Fructo-oligosaccharides

Ensure Powder mixes and dissolves easily to allow reconstitution at 1.0kcal/mL, 1.5kcal/mL and 2.0kcal/mL

Minor differences exist between flavours. For details, please consult the product label or contact Abbott Nutrition.

Suitable (but not restricted to) following patient groups:

  • Malnourished/poor appetite
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Pre/post surgery
  • Elderly
  • Physical/mental disability
  • an alternative for those fussy/fatigued with taste
  • constipation/diarrhoea

Presentation: Powder 850g can

Halal: Yes

Kosher: Yes

Flavours available:

  • Vanilla
  • Chocolate

Country of Manufacture: Zwolle, Netherlands

  • per 100mL
  • per serving (230mL)*
  • Nutritional Information
  • Energy
  • kJ
  • 420
  • 962
  • kcal
  • 100
  • 229
  • Protein (nitrogen)
  • g
  • 3.72 (0.62)
  • 8.55 (1.37)
  • Carbohydrate
  • g
  • 13.42
  • 30.58
  • of which sugars
  • g
  • 4.7
  • 10.05
  • Fat
  • g
  • 3.27
  • 7.53
  • of which saturates
  • g
  • 0.37
  • 0.86
  • Fibre
  • g
  • 1.01
  • 2.31
  • of which scFOS*
  • g
  • 1.01
  • 2.31
  • Vitamins
  • Vitamin A
  • mcg RE
  • 109.7
  • 253
  • of which ß-carotene
  • mcg RE
  • 4.7
  • 11
  • Vitamin D
  • mcg
  • 1.1
  • 2.6
  • Vitamin E
  • mg α TE
  • 1.8
  • 4.2
  • Vitamin K
  • mcg
  • 7.7
  • 18
  • Vitamin C
  • mg
  • 13
  • 29
  • Folic acid
  • mcg
  • 30
  • 70
  • Thiamin (vitamin B1)
  • mg
  • 0.19
  • 0.43
  • Riboflavin (vitamin B2)
  • mg
  • 0.19
  • 0.43
  • Vitamin B6
  • mg
  • 0.23
  • 0.54
  • Vitamin B12
  • mcg
  • 0.35
  • 0.81
  • Niacin
  • mg NE
  • 1.2
  • 2.7
  • Pantothenic acid
  • mg
  • 0.98
  • 2.3
  • Biotin
  • mcg
  • 4.2
  • 9.7
  • Choline
  • mg
  • 32
  • 73
  • Minerals
  • Sodium
  • mg (mmol)
  • 84 (3.65)
  • 194 (8.44)
  • Potassium
  • mg (mmol)
  • 157 (4.02)
  • 360 (9.21)
  • Chloride
  • mg (mmol)
  • 105 (2.96)
  • 242 (6.83)
  • Calcium
  • mg
  • 105
  • 242
  • Phosphorus
  • mg
  • 55
  • 126
  • Magnesium
  • mg
  • 18
  • 40
  • Iron
  • mg
  • 0.94
  • 2.2
  • Zinc
  • mg
  • 1.1
  • 2.5
  • Manganese
  • mg
  • 0.33
  • 0.75
  • Copper
  • mcg
  • 67
  • 153
  • Iodine
  • mcg
  • 15
  • 34
  • Selenium
  • mcg
  • 5.1
  • 12
  • Chromium
  • mcg
  • 5.4
  • 12
  • Molybdenum
  • mcg
  • 9.8
  • 23
  • Osmolality
  • mOsm/kg H20
  • 418
  • Osmolarity
  • mOsm/litre
  • 354
  • Water
  • mL/100mL (mL/serving)
  • 85 (197)
  • Renal solute load
  • mOsm/litre
  • 325

* prepared as directed (6 scoops of powder reconstituted with 195mL of water)

** FOS = Fructo-oligosaccharides

Ensure Powder mixes and dissolves easily to allow reconstitution at 1.0kcal/mL, 1.5kcal/mL and 2.0kcal/mL

Minor differences exist between flavours. For details, please consult the product label or contact Abbott Nutrition.

Suitable (but not restricted to) following patient groups:

  • Malnourished/poor appetite
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Pre/post surgery
  • Elderly
  • Physical/mental disability
  • an alternative for those fussy/fatigued with taste
  • constipation/diarrhoea

Presentation: Powder 850g can

Halal: Yes

Kosher: Yes

Flavours available:

  • Vanilla
  • Chocolate

Country of Manufacture: Zwolle, Netherlands

INGREDIENTS

List of ingredients in descending order:

Hydrolysed corn starch, maltodextrin, sucrose, VEGETABLE OILS (high oleic sunflower oil, soy oil, canola oil), milk protein concentrate, oligofructose (FOS), soy protein isolate, MINERALS (sodium citrate, potassium citrate, magnesium chloride, potassium chloride, calcium phosphate tribasic, zinc sulphate, ferrous sulphate, manganese sulphate, cupric sulphate, potassium iodide, sodium molybdate, chromium chloride, sodium selenate), flavouring, choline chloride, VITAMINS (ascorbic acid, calcium pantothenate, Vitamin E, niacinamide, pyridoxine hydrochloride, riboflavin, Vitamin A palmitate, thiamin hydrochloride, beta carotene, folic acid, phylloquinone, biotin, Vitamin D3, cyanocobalamin), antioxidant (304), antioxidant (307b).

May contain: calcium carbonate, potassium phosphate dibasic, magnesium sulphate, sodium chloride

CONTAINS: Soy and Milk ingredients

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