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High protein nutritional support - more important than energy?

Despite the majority of healthy individuals often consuming protein in quantities in excess of requirements, studies have demonstrated that protein and micronutrient intakes in many patients are sub-optimal, particularly those in hospital and other care settings.
In this article, Anne Holdoway discussess the importance of high protein oral nutritional supplements and enteral tube feeds.

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High protein nutritional support

Author: Anne Holdoway, BSc RD MBDA, Specialist Dietitian and Chair - Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition Group of the BDA

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