Physicians’ Elemental Diet was created by doctors for the dietary management of IBS, IBD, and SIBO. After five years of development, the result is a hypoallergenic formula containing no intact proteins, corn, or soy derived micro and macro-nutrients.
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All ingredients are in their simplest form for easy digestion with a well-tolerated flavor to encourage commitment to the diet.
What You'll Receive
With the Physicians’ Elemental Diet 21-Day Program, you will receive everything you need to successfully complete the program, including:
Physicians’ Elemental Diet is designed for the dietary management of moderately to severely impaired GI function, including:
|Serving Size: 1.23 oz (35 g) Powder Mix||Amount/Serving|
|Calories from Fat||40|
|Total Fat||4.0 g|
|Saturated Fat||4.0 g|
|Total Carbohydrate||23 g|
|Vitamin A (Beta Carotene)||250 mcg|
|Vitamin C||20 mg|
|Vitamin D3||1.67 mg|
|Vitamin E||6.7 mg|
|Vitamin K||10 mcg|
|Riboflavin (Riboflavin-5'-phosphate)||0.56 mg|
|Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxal-5'-phosphate)||667 mcg|
|Folate (as Quatrefolic® (6S)-5-methyltetrahydrofolate glucosamine salt)||33 mcg|
|Vitamin B12 (Methylcobalamin)||0.5 mcg|
|Pantothenic Acid||3.3 mg|
tapioca maltodextrin, medium chain triglycerides, l-glutamine, l-proline, natural flavor, l-aspartic acid, l-serine, l-arginine hydrochloride, l-alanine, potassium citrate, l-leucine, l-lysine hydrochloride, disodium phosphate, l-valine, l-glycine, l-isoleucine, l-threonine, tricalcium phosphate, l-tyrosine, dimagnesium malate, dicalcium malate, l-phenylalanine, choline bitartrate, l-methionine, l-histidine, l-cysteine hydrochloride, potassium malate, magnesium citrate, l-tryptophan, l-carnitine l-tartrate, sodium ascorbate, d-alpha tocopheryl acetate, iron gluconate, l-taurine, zinc sulfate, calcium d-pantothenate, beta carotene, niacinamide, sodium chloride, sodium selenite, manganese citrate, phytonadione, pyridoxyl-5’-phosphate, cholecalciferol, riboflavin-5’-phosphate, thiamine hydrochloride, copper sulfate, Quatrefolic® ((6S)-5-methyltetrahydrofolate glucosamine salt), d-biotin, sodium molybdate, potassium iodide, methylcobalamin
Thoroughly mix each heaping scoopful (35 g) in 4-8 oz. (118-236 mL) chilled or room temperature water. Additional water may be added to the mixture or consumed separately as desired. Consume the mixture slowly over a period of 15 to 60 minutes or more, dependent upon individual comfort. Once mixed, any product that is not consumed after 60 minutes should be refrigerated for a maximum of 24 hours, then shaken or stirred prior to consumption. After opening, store remaining powder in a dry place at room temperature.
Also contains no dextrose, sorbitol, mannitol, xylitol. Medical food intended for use under medical supervision. Not intended for use in children. Physicians’ Elemental Diet™ Dextrose Free is a 100% free form amino acid-based powdered elemental formula intended for distinctive nutritional requirements. Physicians’ Elemental Diet Dextrose Free requires minimal digestive functionality for assimilation. Physicians’ Elemental Diet Dextrose Free formula provides 150 calories per serving, distributed as approximately 20% protein, 60% carbohydrate and 20% fat. Packaged by weight, not volume. Settling of contents may occur. Keep out of reach of children. Quatrefolic® is a registered trademark of Gnosis S.p.A., U.S. Patent No. 7,947,662.
Step 1: Work with your healthcare practitioner to determine your daily caloric requirements (scoops per serving) and set a schedule for “mealtimes.” One heaping scoop of Physicians’ Elemental Diet = 35 grams and 150 calories. Typical dosing is 12 scoops per day, based on an 1,800-calorie diet.†
Step 2: Mix each scoop thoroughly with 7-8 oz water (cold or room temperature, depending on preference). Additional water may be added to the mixture or consumed separately as desired.
Step 3: Drink slowly over the course of an hour.
Step 4: Repeat as needed throughout the day.
Step 5: After opening, store remaining powder in a dry place at room temperature. Once mixed, any product that is not consumed after 60 minutes should be refrigerated for a maximum of 24 hours, then shaken or stirred prior to consumption.
(†Work with your healthcare practitioner to determine your nutritional needs.)
Elemental diets aid in the dietary management of moderate to severe GI dysfunctions, including Crohn’s disease and other forms of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) by supplying specially formulated proper nutrients without the need for traditional food, giving the GI system time to rest.
Please allow 1-2 days for order processing. If you choose free ground shipping, you should receive your order within 2-6 days. Need it sooner? We also offer next day air for a delivery charge. Please note, orders placed after 2:00 CST pm will be processed the next day and all timelines exclude weekends and holidays.
Under medical supervision, Physicians’ Elemental Diet is designed to maintain sustenance as the sole source of nutrition for up to four weeks, though typical, clinical use is two to three weeks.
Each Physicians’ Elemental Diet package contains approximately three days’ worth of meals (based on an 1,800-calorie diet) but will depend on your unique caloric requirements, as determined by your healthcare practitioner.
No. Physicians’ Elemental Diet is designed to be mixed with water. For variety, we recommend blending the powder with ice for a change in texture or adding more water to change the taste slightly if you prefer.
No. Physicians’ Elemental Diet is not intended for use as a weight loss product.
No. Developmental needs for calories, micronutrients and macronutrients vary. Physicians’ Elemental Diet is not for use as sole source of nutrition for anyone under 18 years of age unless advised by a healthcare practitioner.
We recommend that you consult with your healthcare practitioner before making any changes to your use of prescription drugs and supplements. Dietary supplements are typically not used during a full elemental diet. However, they may be useful before starting on an elemental diet and/or once back on regular foods.
The manufacturer of Physicians’ Elemental Diet has put additional safeguards in place, including daily health checks and regular deep steam cleaning, to ensure we adhere to the highest safety standards.