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Calorie & Protein Intake

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Protein and Calorie Intake at Walgreens

Your body needs calories and nutritional support to survive. Protein is an important building block for muscle growth. Without adequate protein in your diet, you lose muscle tissue. Plus, protein is vital for a healthy immune system to help protect you against infection. Getting enough calories and protein can be challenging if you have certain medical conditions or don't have an appetite. Fortunately, a variety of good-tasting nutritional supplements are available to help you meet your nutritional needs.

Whether you're a bodybuilder that needs more protein to help build muscle or simply need more protein in your diet, there are supplements that can help. Pre-packaged high protein nutritional shakes in yummy flavors like chocolate, vanilla and strawberry supply your body with 12 grams or more of protein per serving. They're enriched with an array of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants your body needs for good health. Plus, they're ready-to-drink - just chill and shake. They're perfect if you're always on the go.

Are you often on the road? Carry along a complete nutritional drink mix in powder form. When you need a high-protein snack or meal substitute, mix the powder with milk and enjoy. No refrigeration is required. If you lift weights to build strength and increase muscle mass, enjoy the benefits of a whey protein supplement powder. Whey is a form of protein that's easily digested and rapidly absorbed. Add it to your favorite beverage or to your morning breakfast cereal or other foods to send a concentrated source of protein to your hardworking muscles. It's the ideal post-workout snack!

Balanced Nutrition in a Ready-to-Enjoy Form

Sometimes it's hard to eat balanced meals when you're on the go. Instead of heading for a vending machine or fast-food restaurant for an unhealthy snack, enjoy a nutritional pudding complete with 24 vitamins and minerals. When you enjoy a "better for you" pudding, you get the added benefits omega-3s, antioxidants and fiber to keep your body healthy.

If you enjoy getting complete nutrition from a beverage, clear liquid nutritional drinks are available in light, fruity flavors like peach and wild berry, complete with the vitamins and minerals your body needs. Just chill and serve. It's an ideal way to meet your nutritional requirements when you're on a clear liquid diet for medical reasons. It's also an alternative to drinking a thick shake when you want something lighter that's still nutritious.

Special Requirements for Children

It's vital that kids get good proper nutrition because their bodies are rapidly growing and changing. Unfortunately, some kids can be picky eaters while others have medical problems that require added nutritional support. Nutritionally complete drinks are available for kids. These drinks contain protein and the essential vitamins and minerals kids need for good health. It's children's nutritional support moms can feel good about. Peptide-based elemental nutrition is available for kids that have digestive issues which make it hard for them to absorb nutrients. This supplement contains a special blend of easy-to-absorb fats. It's also suitable for tube feedings.

Be sure to consult a doctor in order to determine how best to address your particular condition. Your doctor can give you guidance as to which medical nutrition products are best for you or your child.

This summary is intended for general informational purposes only, and should not be interpreted as specific medical advice. You should read product labels. In addition, if you are taking medications, herbs, or other supplements you should consult with a qualified healthcare provider before taking any over-the-counter medication as they may interact with other medications, herbs, and nutritional products. If you have a medical condition, including if you are pregnant or nursing, you should speak to your physician before taking these products. Consult a healthcare provider immediately if you experience side effects.