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Concentrated Liquid Diet Product
Hine E-Gel® LC

Hine E-Gel LC is a concentrated liquid diet whose compositions of each nutrient are based on the Dietary Reference Intakes for Japanese (2015).

Hine E-Gel® LC

Hine E-Gel LC is a food which can be used for persons whose standard calorie intake is 1200 to 1600 kcal per day.

The product contains pectin, one of the dietary fiber, and has a gel form under acidic conditions.

The product has the ability to change from a liquid to a jelly in a low pH environment. The product may not change from a liquid to a jelly in the case of low gastric acidity or decreasing the amount of gastric acid.

The proportion of energy of three major nutrients is 50% for carbohydrate, 34% for fat, and 16% for protein.

The product is an oligomeric formula containing collagen peptide and soybean peptide.

The product contains 25 mg of L-carnitine per 100 kcal.

The product supplies 110 mL of water per 100 kcal, providing a good source of hydration.

The product can be easily handled as a liquid nutrition product.

Precautions for use

  1. 1.Consume under the direction of physician or registered dietitian. When supplying nutrients with the product alone, take care about the amount of each nutrient and the amount of water.
  2. 2.Never administer the product intravenously.
  3. 3.Do not consume the product if the container is leaking or expanding, if abnormal color, taste, or smell is noted, or if coagulation and separation are noted when opening the container.
  4. 4.When warming the product, immerse it in hot water without opening the container and warm to near body temperature. Do not heat for a long time or repeatedly.
  5. 5.Do not mix with acidic substance such as fruit juice or with much salt because such mixing may cause coagulation of the product.
  6. 6.Consume promptly after opening the container. After use, discard any unused product. Do not reuse.
  7. 7.Consume within the best before date.

  8. * When the product is stored for a long time, it may become white because some raw material contents may precipitate or float on the liquid surface. Shake the product thoroughly before use. Such change in color does not affect the nutrients of the product.

Precautions for handling

  1. 1.Store and handle with due care because the container is easily damaged by dropping or physical impact.
  2. 2.Do not heat the product as it is contained in the container in the microwave or on an open fire.
Nutrition facts
(per 100 mL)
Calories 80 kcal, protein 3.2g, fat 3.0g, carbohydrates 10.6g (sugar 9.4g, dietary fiber 1.2g), salt equivalent 0.34g
Water 88 g
Product category Concentrated liquid diet
Ingredients Maltodextrin (manufactured in Japan), vegetable oil, porcine collagen peptide (gelatin), medium-chain triglycerides, enzyme decomposed soybean protein, yeast, carnitine, kelp extract, thickener (polysaccharide thickener), lysine, sodium pyrophosphate, magnesium chloride, potassium hydroxide, acidulant, leucine, calcium phosphate (soybean-derived), vitamin C, potassium chloride, threonine, isoleucine, valine, methionine, phenylalanine, crystalline cellulose, histidine, tryptophan, flavors, vitamin E, niacin, iron pyrophosphate, calcium pantothenate, vitamin B6, vitamin B1, vitamin B2, vitamin A, folic acid, vitamin K2, vitamin D, and vitamin B12.
Volume 250 mL, 375 mL, 500 mL
Best before date 9 months after manufacturing date
Storage Store in a dark place. The product can be stored at room temperature, but should preferably be stored in a cool place. Avoid storing in freezing environment.
Distributor Otsuka Pharmaceutical Factory, Inc.
Manufacturing site EN Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
4-3-5, Nimaibashi, Hanamaki-shi, Iwate
The product contains soybean and gelatin. Do not consume the product if you are allergic to these ingredients.

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