ProCel® Unflavored Questions

Q: What kind of protein is ProCel®?
A: ProCel® is a high quality whey

Q: What can I mix ProCel® into?
A: ProCel® can be added to liquids or solids, temperature of liquids and solids can be either cold or hot (not boiling). Try these recipes!

Q: How much protein is in one serving and how much liquid is required?
A: Each 6.6gm serving of ProCel® is equal to 5g of whey protein. ProCel® only requires 2-4 oz. of liquid to quickly dissolve.

Q: Can ProCel® be used with enteral feedings?
A: ProCel’s unique ability to completely dissolve in a small amount of liquid without clumping, makes it the ideal protein supplement for tube fed patients. Recommended use for tube fed patients is to add ProCel® to water flushes.

Q: Does ProCel® react with any other medication?
A: ProCel® does not interfere with the absorption or metabolism of other medications.

ProCel® Flavored Questions

Q: What flavors does ProCel® come in?
A: ProCel® is available in chocolate and vanilla flavored

Q: What can I mix ProCel® into?
A: ProCel® can be added to liquids or solids, temperature of liquids and solids can be either cold or hot (not boiling). Try these recipes!

Q: How much protein is in one serving and how much liquid is required?
A: Each 25g serving of ProCel® is equal to 15g protein whey protein concentrate. ProCel® only requires 4-6 oz. of liquid to quickly dissolve.

Q: Does ProCel® react with any other medication?
A: ProCel® does not interfere with the absorption or metabolism of other medications.

FiberCel Questions

Q: How much fiber should I be consuming on a daily bases?
A: The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics recommends a daily amount of 20-35 gram of fiber for American adults. Unfortunately, many of us consume about half of that amount.  Equating FiberCel into  your healthy diet will help ensure you are getting the fiber you need.

Q: What type of fiber is FiberCel?
A: FiberCel is a resistant maltodextrin, soluble dietary fiber, fully 90+% resistant to digestion by the human digestive system.

Q: How many grams of fiber is in each serving of FiberCel?
A: Each serving (2 teaspoons) contains 5 grams of soluble fiber.

Q: Why should I chose FiberCel?
A: FiberCel is a taste and sugar-free, non-bulking fiber supplement that will dissolve in as little as 2oz of fluid. Containing no Potassium or Phosphorus making it Renal Friendly.

Q: Can I cook with FiberCel?
A: Yes, FiberCel is a tasteless, non-thickening fiber making it virtually undetectable when cooking!

Q: Are there any limitations of FiberCel usage?
A: In general there are no limitations to use. FiberCel is generally recognized as safe (GRAS) in the United States as maltodextrin. In some applications (e.g., specific baked goods, processed meats) careful consideration(s) on how FiberCel is applied may be necessary. At no time does FiberCel interfere with the sensory properties of foods to which it is added.

Q: Will FiberCel give me diarrhea?
A: FiberCel is well tolerated in the digestive system, and has a very high laxation threshold above 70 grams per day.

Q: Is FiberCel flavored?
A: FiberCel is a taste-free powder that can be added to most food and drinks without altering the texture or taste.

Q: Will FiberCel clump or gel up?
A: FiberCel was formulated to be incorporated into all types of beverages, processed foods, cultured dairy products, frozen dairy desserts, confections, dietary supplements and will not clump or gel up.

Q: Is FiberCel flavored?
A: FiberCel is a taste-free powder that can be added to most food and drinks without altering the texture or taste.

Q: What is the self life of FiberCel ?
A: Unopened the self life is 18 months and 90 days after it is opened.

LiquaFiber™ Questions

Q: Is LiquaFiber™ safe for anyone to take?
A: LiquaFiber™ is safe for the entire population! 13yrs of age to adult can take 1/2oz. LiquaFiber up to 3 times per day. Even children and expecting women can take LiquaFiber™ under the same considerations as any other dietary fiber.

Q: How much dietary fiber should I get from my daily diet?
A: The American Dietetic Association recommends the average person should try to consume 25-30g/fiber per day. This is considered the Recommended Daily Allowance. Most Americans consume only 50% of the RDA daily. LiquaFiber™ can assist you in meeting the RDA of fiber daily.

Q: How much phosphorus and potassium is in a serving a LiquaFiber™?
A: Phosphorus: 5.25mg in 1/2 oz serving
Potassium: 2.25mg in 1/2 oz. serving

LiquaCel™ Questions

Q: Who should use LiquaCel™?
A: Anyone looking to increase their protein intake. It is highly recommended for renal, bariatric, and wound healing individuals

Q: Is LiquaCel™ suitable for lactose intolerant people?
A: Yes, LiquaCel™ is suitable for  people with lactose intolerance. There is a small amount of whey isolate in the product.  Whey isolate is the purest form of whey that has gone through an extra filtering process and is considered to be lactose free.

Q: How can LiquaCel™ be administered?
A: May be served alone without additional mixing, mixed with other commercial nutritional supplements and shakes, mixed into soft foods or beverage, or through a feeding tube. Try these recipes!
Do not cook, or reheat foods/beverages mixed with LiquaCel™

Q:Is LiquaCel™ eligible for reimbursement by Medicaid?
A: Our LiquaCel™ 100 is but reimbursement varies by state. Eligibility, most often seen with hemodialysis, would be dependant on medical necessity and physician prescription.

Q: Is LiquaCel™ a nut free product?
A: Yes, there are no nuts in the product and it’s produced in a nut free facility.

Q: Can LiquaCel™ be refrigerated?
A: LiquaCel™ can be refrigerated or not refrigerated. The supplement goes from a nectar to honey consistency once refrigerated.

Q: Does LiquaCel™ contain sugar?
A: No, the supplement is sugar free.

Q: Is LiquaCel™ a complete protein?
A: Yes. LiquaCel™ is made up of a proprietary blend of hydrolyzed collagen protein and whey isolate. It contains all essential and non essential amino acids.

Q: Is LiquaCel™ made in the United States?
A: Yes. LiquaCel™ is made in the USA. Want more information about your specific Lot #? Contact us

Q: Can LiquaCel™ be mixed?
A: Yes. LiquaCel™ can be taken straight, however depending on fluid restrictions we recommend diluting with 1-4 ounces of water, clear diet soda, apple, grape and cranberry juice, and crystal light®.

Q: What is the potassium and phosphorus levels in a serving of LiquaCel™?
A: Each 1 oz serving contains 10mg of potassium and 2mg of phosphorus.

Q: Does LiquaCel™ clog feeding tubes?
A: No. LiquaCel™ can be used with a 30-60cc flush.

Q: Is LiquaCel™ Kosher?
A: The protein source for LiquaCel™ is from the porcine (skin). The pharmaceutical Solugel has been specially prepared and certified Kosher in accordance with Jewish Law. Certification available upon request.

Q: What is the shelf life of LiquaCel™?
A: LiquaCel™ has a 2 year shelf life unopened and a 3 month shelf life after opening.

Q: Does LiquaCel contain any fruit juices?
A: No, this supplement does not contain any fruit juices.

UpCalD®Questions

Q: What kind of calcium is UpCalD derived from?
A: Calcium citrate, which helps achieve superior absorption. Unlike calcium carbonate, which requires stomach acid and consumption with a meal for optimal absorption, calcium citrate is not dependent on gastric acid and can be taken without food.

Q: At what age is calcium intake important?
A: Very simply, at all ages. Calcium is important to infant development, childhood development when bones are growing, during childbearing and during adulthood to keep bones healthy and strong.

Q: Who needs a daily Calcium supplement?
A: In general, research has found that girls aged 9–13 years and 14–18 years, women aged 51–70 years, and both men and women older than 70 years fall below the desirable recommended intake for calcium. Overall, females are less likely than males to get recommended intakes of calcium from food.1,10 In addition, the following groups would benefit from a calcium supplement to help meet daily needs:
Postmenopausal women, Vegetarians, Vegans and ovo-vegetarians, individuals with lactose intolerance and/or cow’s milk allergy.

A: What affects calcium absorption from my diet?
Q: Fiber-rich foods and plant foods containing phytic acid can negatively affect the absorption of calcium, as can caffeine. Excess fat, salt and soft drinks also have a negative effect.

It is better to spread calcium intake out over the day instead of taking it all at once. Studies show that when too much calcium is in the body at once, absorption is diminished.

Q: What is calcium and why might I need more?
A: Calcium is an essential mineral that your body needs every day. Calcium plays a number of important roles in the body. A deficiency can cause numerous adverse health issues. First, calcium is the major constituent of bones and teeth. More than 98% of the body’s calcium is found in those structures. In the rest of the body, calcium supports heart function, circulation, nerve function and muscle tone.