Protein is a necessary nutrient for building and repairing the body. For a healthy, balanced enteral nutrition regimen, each meal should consist of a source of protein to keep you going! Getting the proper amounts of protein can be difficult, especially when on a budget. This list is full of high-quality protein options that blend … Continue reading Proteins that Won’t Break the Bank
In America it's estimated that food allergies effect 32 million people, including those with feeding tubes. There are many benefits to making your own blenderized tube feed (BTF), or blenderized diet, but one of the most appealing reasons for many is that by making their own tube feed formula, they can guarantee that certain allergens … Continue reading Food Allergies and Blenderized Tube Feeds
Getting the most out of your blenderized tube feed (BTF) recipes is important for individuals with feeding tubes. Making sure you have all the micro and macronutrients, while avoiding food allergies, plus keeping in mind what you have in the house and what your family likes to eat can become overwhelming for even the pros! … Continue reading Nutrition Breakdown: Iron
What are Blenderized Tube Feeds? Blenderized Tube Feeds (BTF), also called blenderized diets, are homemade tube feed formulas made by blending foods and liquids together. This is normally done using a high powered blender. These homemade formulas can be the sole source of nutrition or used in combination with other commercial formulas. Since BTF are … Continue reading Blenderized Diets 101
Happy first day of Spring! The weather is getting warmer, everything is in bloom, and fresh fruits and vegetable are readily available at grocery stores, farmers markets, or in your back yard! Getting a variety of fruits and vegetables is the key to any healthy diet. Filling your meals with produce that is in-season provides … Continue reading What’s in Season this Spring?