The brain is a physical organ just like the heart or lungs or liver and, as such, its functioning can be
affected by our environment, particularly the substances we put in our bodies. I first became aware of
smart drugs from an article in Omni magazine some twenty years ago while I was attending college.
It was also at that time that I was becoming aware of health foods, and the article so impressed me
that, while other students were taking speed and No-Doz to cram for exams, I was gobbling hand-fuls
of vitamins. While my approach was undoubtedly too haphazard and belated to have...
Table 73-10 Enteral Formulas
STANDARD ENTERAL FORMULA
1. Complete dietary products (+)a
requiring tube feeding; some can be a. Caloric density 1 kcal/mL used orally b. Protein ~14% cals, caseinates,
c. CHO ~60% cals, hydrolyzed corn starch, maltodextrin, sucrose
d. Fat ~30% cals, corn, soy, safflower oils
e. Recommended daily intake of all minerals and vitamins in 1500 kcal/d
f. Osmolality (mosmol/kg): ~300
MODIFIED ENTERAL FORMULAS
1. Caloric density 1.
Although a substantial proportion of individuals over age
50 have reduced ability to absorb naturally occurring
vitamin B12, they are able to absorb the crystalline form.
Thus, all individuals over the age of 50 should be encour
aged to meet their Recommended Dietary Allowance
(RDA) (2.4 µg/day) for vitamin B12 by eating foods fortified
with vitamin B12 such as fortified cereals, or by taking the
crystalline form of vitamin B12 supplements.
This book reveals the little-known sources where you can purchase foods, food ingredients and herbal products that very few people know about and yet are critical for overcoming chronic diseases like diabetes, cancer, heart disease and clinical depression. For example, in this book you’re going to learn about where to buy freeze-dried berries that work as powerful whole food vitamins that will lower cholesterol, ﬁght cancer, enhance immune system function, prevent cardiovascular disease, and provide a long list of other healthful beneﬁts. But that’s only the beginning....