ElementGold Plus+ Vegan Unsweetened Caramel is a tasty shake that allows for the rapid uptake and absorption of nutrients in a way that minimises the risk of triggering sensitive digestive systems.
Originally formulated for the nutritional support of sufferers of Crohn's Disease and IBS, these foods are also suitable for:
- Sensitive Digestive Systems
- Trouble Chewing or Swallowing
- Difficulty Digesting or Absorbing
All ElementGold Plus+ and ElementGold Plus+ Vegan flavours contain the same base nutrient blend including 13 Vitamins, 14 minerals and 10 free-form amino acids. A full list of ingredients is below. Please view the Nutrients page for more information about the base nutrient blend.
In addition to the free - form amino acids in the core Elemental Blend, ElementGold Plus+ Vegan has added protein to approach the maximum amount of protein that can be absorbed from one meal. The protein is made from whole grain brown rice and is an excellent source of vegan, hypo-allergenic protein.
Sweetener and Flavourings
Although some sugars are naturally present in ingredients such as maltodextrin, no sweetener is added to ElementGold Plus+ Vegan Unsweetened Caramel. The reason for this is to allow for a choice of appropriate sweetener and level of sweetness (or adding no sweetener). In certain situations, Low FODMAP diets and SIBO for example, some sweeteners will NOT be suitable so check with your healthcare professional to ensure you are not compromising your digestive system. In most cases stevia is a suitable sweetener.
Flavourings and colourings used in ElementGold are all naturally derived.
ElementGold Plus+ Vegan Unsweetened Caramel is a Low FODMAP food.
ElementGold Plus+ Vegan Unsweetened Caramel is compliant with the Food For Special Medical Purposes (FSMP) part of the Australian Food Standards Code, including being suitable as a sole source of nutrition when used under medical supervision.
How to Use
A standard serve of ElementGold Plus+ is 100g (4 scoops using the included scoop) of ElementGold powder shaken or blended with 250 mL of water. A 1kg tub of ElementGold Plus+ Vegan Unsweetened Caramel contains 10 standard serves.
Each standard serve provides about* 1580 kJ (378 kcal) of energy. Where increasing energy intake is desirable, an oil such as flax seed oil can be added to boost a serving by around 540 kJ.
* Each flavour is slightly different due to protein and flavouring differences.
As ElementGold Plus+ Vegan Unsweetened Caramel is nutritionally balanced food, the main factor to consider is how much energy you need. The amount of energy we need from food varies from person to person due to a range of factors. As a broad simplification 8700 kJ is often quoted as an average adult daily energy requirement, which equates to about 5.5 standard servings of ElementGold per day.
Serving Size: 100g