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  • food for special medical purposes for use in the dietary management of Urea Cycle Disorders, such as Argininaemia, Argininosuccinic Aciduria, OTC-Deficiency, Citrullinaemia, Hyperammonaemia or Hyperornithinaemia
  • from 15 years of age
  • highly concentrated protein supplement containing all 8 indispensabble L-amino acids and L-Histidine - in powder form
  • low calorie: little carbohydrate - virtually fat-free
  • neutral, characteristic taste
  • highly purified L-amino acids
  • micronutrients in age-adapted, adequate amounts
  • available in a 500 g tin or in convenient portion sachets at 7 g protein equivalent

  • Dosage and use

    The total daily amount of a protein supplement depends on age, body weight and individual metabolic status and is determined under medical supervision. The daily quantity of the protein supplement should be taken in 3 - 5 single portions during the day. The daily dose of amino acid mixture may consist either exclusively of plus8 A or of a combination of several amino acid mixtures suitable for the dietary management of Urea Cycle Disorders

   
 Further information

Additional information is available to registered nutrition professionals.

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 Nutrition information

Average content:

Amino acids per 100 g Powder
Amino acids
per 100 g Amino acids
per 100 g
L-Histidine 4 g L-Phenylalanine 13 g
L-Isoleucine 10 g L-Threonine 9 g
L-Leucine 16 g L-Tryptophan 2,5 g
L-Lysine 9 g L-Valine 12 g
L-Methionine 6 g    

 

 

Nutrient                     100 g Powder 10 g/ 1 Sachet
(d14/02/21)      
Energy kJ 1246 125
  kcal 293 29
Fat g <0,2 <0,02
of which saturates
<0,1 <0,01
CArbohydrate g 5 0,5
of which sugars
g <0,1 <0,01
Protein g 68 7
Amino acids
g 82 8
Salt g 0 0
Vitamins      
Vitamin A µg 1200 120
Vitamin D3 µg 9 0,9
Vitamin E mg 19 2
Vitamin K1 µg 85 8
Vitamin C mg 170 17
Thiamin (Vit. B1) mg 2 0,2
Riboflavin (Vit. B2) mg 2 0,2
Niacin mg 31 3
Vitamin B6 mg 2 0,2
Folic acids
µg 196 70
Vitamin B12 µg 7 0,7
Biotin µg 193 19
Pantothenic acid
mg 12 1,2
Minerals      
Potassium mg 1314 131
Chloride mg 1202 120
Calcium mg 1190 119
Phosphorus mg 787 79
Magnesium mg 424 42
Trace elements
     
Iron mg 23 2,3
Zinc mg 20 2
Copper mg 2 0,2
Manganese mg 5 0,5
Fluoride mg 56 6
Selenium µg 77 8
Chromium µg 116 12
Molybdenum µg 271 27
Iodine µg 338 34
Further Nutrition Information
     
L-Carnitine mg 54 5
Choline mg 193 19
myo-Inositol mg 116 12
Taurine mg 75 8

   
 Preparation
Preparation instructions
  • add 5 - 10 g plus8 A to 100 - 150 ml of liquid and dissolve by stirring with a spoon or shaking (in a shaker): 
    - pour liquid into a shaker
    - add plus8 A
    - close shaker tightly
    - shake
    - ready to drink!
  • plus8 A can be prepared with (diluted) juices, syrup- or instant-drinks or mixed with fruit purées (or the like) 
  • Important: always prepare plus8 A - drink freshly!
   
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