Typical nutritional analysis per 50g serving (5 scoops)
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SOME INDICATIONS FOR USE
Immune compromised patients
Patients with HIV Aids struggling to eat due to reduced appetite;
Cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy or radiation treatment;
Use 45-60min before endurance sport as a source of low GI carbohydrate coupled with protein to provide sustained energy for the sport
The vitamin and mineral content will assist in port – event recovery
Many benefits exist for the use of the Soya Life Premium porridge for the elderly; inter alia:
Instant cereal (mix with milk / soya milk / water)
Ideal as a meal or a snack
Provides a valuable source of soluble dietary fibre
A good source of high biological value protein, essential to prevent muscle wasting.
Source of essential fatty acids (omega 3 and omega 6) with excellent health benefits, especially reduction inflammation (as in arthritis), and benefits for eye health.
Vitamin and mineral enriched
Helps prevent heart disease, diabetes and certain cancers
Help lower cholesterol
Assists in managing diabetes
An easy source of a good quality protein
Helps manage colon disorders such as diverticulitis and constipation
Offers a good cow’s milk substitute
Easy to prepare
Easy to store hygienically
Soya fibre helps stabilize blood glucose levels
Soya products have a low Glycaemic Index, preventing blood glucose fluctuations
In addition, an important study conducted proved that a soy rich diet reduces the risk of complications in diabetes, specifically cardiovascular disease and renal disease
In cases where there is weight loss due to malnutrition / illness / stress / immobility, the Premium Porridge is an excellent option for a meal or snack. Due to its high protein, higher fat and high vitamin and mineral content – in an easy-to-make format, makes this ideal for individuals who are struggling to find easy, cost effective options to gain weight.
The taste is bland enough, yet still tasty for it to be appropriate for patients with a reduced appetite.
The porridge can be served with full cream milk, and topped with fruit to make this an energy dense, nutrient-rich meal.
Vitamin B complex vitamins do help to stimulate appetite. This Premium Porridge has a high dose of all the B-complex vitamins, and as such should be eaten at least twice a day to assist with weight gain.
This cost effective, instant porridge is an ideal item on hospital menus.
Surgical patients should use this as recovery time will be speeded up.
Renal and Liver patients will benefit from the ideal nutrient profiles.
Children will manage this Premium Porridge, and experience improved recovery time on relatively small ( ½ portions) due to its good protein, vitamin and mineral values, and very acceptable taste.
Chronic kidney disease
This is an ideal product for CKD and CKF patients, due to its fermentable fibre content, proven to reduce levels of urea and creatinine, and thus inflammation.
The HBV protein, and high fat and carbohydrate content make it very suitable in protein-restricted diets.
High levels of urea cause nausea and reduced appetite. This pleasant tasting porridge is usually accepted by those with reduced appetites.
These products are all available at Dischems country-wide; are extremely reasonably priced; and offer easy solutions and a means of incorporating soya into daily diets for most people.