Tube feeding

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Denmanquilter
Joined: 12/31/2014
My hubby and I just got our NB. He has a feeding tube in his stomach as he has choking issues. Anyone doing blasting to introduce nutritional food that is put in via syringe? He needs lots of fiber as well.
Denmanquilter wrote: My hubby and I just got our NB. He has a feeding tube in his stomach as he has choking issues. Anyone doing blasting to introduce nutritional food that is put in via syringe? He needs lots of fiber as well.
I have not worked with anyone specifically, but have a couple of recipes that have similar nutrient profiles to common nutrition supplements like ensure, boost, etc. I would always check with your doctor or nurse first before you make any dietary changes and ensure that there are no food allergies or medication interactions. Ensure (4oz): calories - 200 Fat cal - 35 Total fat - 4g sodium- 160mg total carb - 35g dietary fiber - 0 sugars 14g protein - 6g Ingredients: Skim milk, water, corn syrup, high fructose corn syrup, corn oil, whey protein concentrate, soy protein isolate and then they add vit/mins NB Chocolate Health Shake: 1 medium banana 1 Tbsp Hemp Seed 1 Tbsp cocoa 4 oz coconut milk (silk) 219 kcal 6g Protein 7.5g Fat 35.5g CHO 14.5g Sugar 5g Fiber Glucerna (4oz): calories - 200 Fat cal- 90 total fat - 10g sodium 85mg total carb - 20g fiber - 1g sugars - 8g protein - 7g Ingredients: skim milk, maltodextrin, corn oil, water, soy protein isolate, milk protein isolate and then they fortify with vit/mins NB Diet Strawberry: 1 Tbsp + 2tsp hemp seed 1/2 Medium Banana 1/4 cup strawberries 4oz coconut milk (silk) 204 kcal 6.3g Protein 9.1g Fat 22g CHO 11g sugar 2.2g Fiber Resource 2.0, serving size 8 oz: calories - 480 protein - 20g cho - 52g fat - 21g sodium - 190mg potassium - 360mg Ingredients: water, corn syrup, canola oil, calcium caseinate, sugar, sodium caseinate, natural and artificial flavor, potassium citrate, distilled monoglycerides, cellulose gel, maltodextrin . . . NB Resource 2.0: 1/3 Medium Banana 2 Tbsp Hemp Seed 1 cup coconut milk (silk) 1/2 cup mixed berries 1/4 cup walnuts 1/2 cup green peas 476kcal 14.2g Protein 40g CHO 29g Fat 158mg Sodium 351mg Potassium