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Tuesday 27th & Wednesday 28th of November 2018 • Royal College of Physicians, London NW1 4LE

A study of 523 travellers to countries with an intermediate to high risk of diarrhoea found that taking the prebiotic Bimuno® (a galactooligosaccharide mixture also known as B-GOS®) resulted in an overall reduction of 33% (P=0.03) in the incidence of diarrhoea in the 334 individuals who adhered strictly to the protocol.Furthermore, travellers in this group who had been taking the product for more than 7 days, experienced an even higher reduction in the incidence of diarrhoea of 45% (P=0.02). For optimal protective effect, Bimuno® should be started 7 days before travel and travellers encouraged to stick to the protocol to get the full benefits. The exact mechanism of protection is not yet clear, but Bimuno® has been shown in other research to increase the number of beneficial bacteria in the gut, especially an important species called Bifidobacterium, known to be linked to human health.

50% cheaper1 than the ready-to-drink market leader

With six great-tasting, thirst-quenching flavours, Ensure Plus juce offers your patients a refreshing change from milkshake-style ONS, along with all the great nutrition you'd expect from the preferred and trusted Ensure range.1-4

Four out of five analysed extensively hydrolysed formulas contain high levels of residual milk proteins, which may be linked to increased risk of allergic reactions.1

New HyFIBER, the low volume, liquid high fibre supplement with fructooligosaccharides (FOS) that contains 12g soluble fibre in each 30ml sachet is winning friends daily as health professionals discover its benefits with their patients.

Nutricia is pleased to announce the launch of the OpTri bottle – a new collapsible and recyclable tube feed bottle – that will replace the existing 500ml & 1000ml pouches of Nutricia's tube feeds in the Infatrini, Nutrini, Tentrini, and Nutrison* ranges, in a phased manner starting late July 2018.

NEW AYMES Shake Compact offers a fresh approach to compacts. When mixed with 100ml whole milk, patients can enjoy the great AYMES taste with no aftertaste, now in a low-volume format.

A price war amongst suppliers of nutritional supplements to the NHS has saved the tax payer over £41 million in the last four years, according to new research by AYMES. The savings are the result of substantial price reductions across the sector after AYMES entered the UK market in 2013.

Are your patients drinking enough? We all know that water is essential for life. Unfortunately, not everyone finds it easy to drink enough to stay hydrated.

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