Has your doctor or dietitian talked to you about increasing your protein intake? It is common for older adults to struggle with eating adequate amounts of protein and total intake of protein has been shown to decline with age. This can be related to appetite and taste changes, cost of high quality meats, difficulty chewing, or decreased energy for cooking. Unfortunately, as we age we lose lean body mass, which can lead to increased weakness, delayed wound healing, and decreased immune function*. Getting enough protein in your diet can be vitally important. Continue reading
PROPASS® Instant Whey Supplement Powder
While the goal of diet modification for people diagnosed with dysphagia is to decrease their risk of aspirating food, it is not always easy to follow new dietary recommendations.
Some patients may not accept diet modification.¹ If taste, variety, simplicity and convenience are issues, THICK & EASY® products may be a solution. We want to help you get started with this easy, three-day menu plan.
3 Tablespoons rice cereal
1 1/2 cups 2% reduced fat milk
2 scoops PROPASS® Instant Whey Protein Supplement Powder Continue reading
1/2 cup chopped fresh pineapple
1/2 cup sliced fresh banana
1 cup smooth strawberry sorbet (no seeds or pieces)
2 scoops PROPASS® Instant Whey Protein Supplement Powder
1 Tablespoon granulated sugar
1/4 cup orange juice
1/2up c whole milk Continue reading
What Is the Difference Between MULTI MIX™ and HI PRO-CAL™ Calorie & Protein Supplements vs. Propass® Instant Whey Protein Supplement Powder?
MULTI MIX™ and HI PRO-CAL™ provide calories and protein. PROPASS® primarily supplies protein and a minimal amount of calories.