The U.S. Food and Drug Administration defines medical foods as a food that is specifically formulated and intended for dietary management of a disease that has distinctive nutritional needs that cannot be acquired through normal dietary measures. Medical foods represent an entirely different scientific and medical approach to managing health conditions and are designed to be administered under the guidance of a healthcare practitioner.
Metagenics, the company that pioneered the development of science based medical foods, formulates and manufactures products that deliver a targeted combination of macro and micro nutrients for condition management.
Metagenics medical food formulas that support chronic conditions include those associated with :
UltraMeal Plus 360 Stevia RICE provides nutritional support for hypercholesterolemia and hypertension.
Type 2 Diabetes:
GlycemX 360 has a low glycemic index that provides specialized insulin and glucose metabolism support.
Inflammatory Bowel Disease:
UltraInflamX Plus 360 provides targeted nutritional support to address inflammation and pain associated with IBD such as Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.
UltraClear RENEW addresses altered pain signaling and neuromuscular function.
UltraMeal Bar supports altered body composition, central obesity and insulin resistance.
Leaky Gut Syndrome:
UltraClear SUSTAIN supports gastrointestinal integrity and microflora balance.
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome:
UltraClear Plus supports energetic function and detoxification.
Food Sensitivities & Atopic Disorders:
UltraCare for Kids provides low allergen potential nutritional support for children with eczema, rhinitis and allergy response asthma.
Estrium supports estrogen and progesterone balance issues and hormone related symptoms.
Metagenics formulas are designed with sound research and are carefully monitored to deliver products with a high level of purity, safety and quality that live up to their scientific purpose. Go here to see our full-line of Metagenics medical foods.