Can A Diabetic Drink Ensure?

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Ask the Nutritionist: Are meal supplements like Boost or Ensure good for you?

Question: Are meal supplements like Boost or Ensure good for you? Would they be considered a healthy breakfast?

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While they are now being advertised as meal supplements for healthy, active older adults, these products were created to help increase the caloric intake of patients with eating issues. When I worked in the clinical setting I would often prescribe them to patients who were too sick to eat or were unable to eat due to mouth sores or difficulty chewing or swallowing. For those...
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