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We want to make sure that everyone has equal and sufficient access to our products. We are therefore limiting direct orders to one per 3 days with a maximum value of $550. If you have questions related to this, or have special requirements, please contact or US Customer Service Team on 1-800-365-7354. Thank you for your understanding.
A unique high energy product that can be added to foods and beverages without altering the taste or texture when more calories are needed in the diet. Duocal® can help your child get back on track and start gaining weight. Duocal offers ideal support for children who need extra calories that can support vibrant health and catch-up growth.
High calorie powder
Mixes easily in liquids and soft foods
Duocal® is specially formulated for the dietary management of conditions where a high-energy, low-fluid, low-electrolytes diet is indicated, protein-restricted diets, disorders of protein and amino acid metabolism, malabsorptive states, modular diets, and catabolic states (e.g. burns, trauma, post-operative stress).
It contains a unique dual energy source of carbohydrate and fat (no protein, vitamins or minerals). Duocal® is flavorless and is appropriate for oral and tube feeding.
Good to Know
Made in a dairy protein-free facility
No artificial colors, flavors, sweeteners or preservatives
Duocal is not nutritionally complete. It is to be added to foods or formulas in order to add extra calories into the diet.
Duocal® is a specially formulated medical food and should only be used under medical supervision. It's important to always contact a healthcare professional before making any changes to your child's diet.
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Corn Syrup Solids, Refined Vegetable Oils (Corn, Non-Hydrogenated Coconut, Modified Coconut and/or Palm Kernel Oil (Medium Chain Triglycerides)), Mono- and Diglycerides, Diacetyl Tartaric Acid Esters of Mono- and Diglycerides.
Preparation & Storage
Directions for Preparation and Use:
The amount of Duocal® to take should be determined by a healthcare professional and is dependent on the age, body weight and medical condition. Duocal provides extra energy for children over 1 year of age. Use under medical supervision. For oral and tube feeding only; not for parenteral use.
For oral or tube feeding:
Measure the prescribed amount of Duocal®.
Add powder to the required volume of liquid and/or soft food and stir continuously until the powder has dissolved.
Unused foods mixed with Duocal® should be refrigerated and used within 24 hours. Shake or stir immediately before serving.
Duocal® is simple to use, is completely soluble and mixes easily in liquids and moist foods.
Store unopened can at room temperature. Once opened, reseal can and store in a cool, dry place (not in refrigerator) and use within one month.
What does Duocal® taste like?
Duocal is made up of carbohydrate and fat. It is virtually flavorless and dissolves easily so there are no changes to the taste and/or texture of the food it is being added to (which may also help with diet adherence).
How much Duocal® should my child consume?
The amount of Duocal you or your little one may need per day should be determined by your healthcare professional. The amount of Duocal needed per day really depends on the specific nutritional needs of your child. Duocal is for children ages one year and older, so it can be used throughout life's stages.
How many tablespoons (Tbsp.) of powder are in one can of Duocal®?
48 Tbsp per 400 gram can
How many scoops are in one can of Duocal®?
80 scoops per 400 gram can
What foods and beverages can Duocal® be added to?
Duocal can be added to most foods and beverages by sprinkling on the required amount and then stirring in. Duocal does not mix into carbonated drinks well, and is not recommended for fruit juices because clear juices may turn cloudy and it may not mix well into juices with pulp.
Can you bake with Duocal®?
Yes, Duocal can be added to most moist foods and batters by sprinkling on the required amount and then stirring in. Avoid excess boiling as this may affect the consistency. Unused foods mixed with Duocal should be refrigerated immediately.
How much can I add to food or beverages?
We suggest distributing Duocal® throughout the day. It is best to start with approximately 1 tsp. per ½ cup of food or beverage and progress to approximately 2 Tbsp. per ½ cup of food or beverage. Please consult your healthcare professional for specific guidance.
Here are some quick tips on how to use Duocal to get you started: (These are approximations, please check with your healthcare professional for exact amounts)
Beverages: Add 2 scoops of Duocal per 4 fl oz.
Toddler Foods: Add 2 scoops of Duocal per ¼ cup of food.
Mashed potatoes: Add 3-4 scoops Duocal per ½ cup of mashed potatoes.
Soups: Add approx. 6 scoops of Duocal for a 16 oz serving (or one can) of soup. For recipe ideas using Duocal.
Will my child be able to tolerate Duocal® since she is allergic to milk and soy?
Duocal is milk-protein free and is made in a milk-free environment, making it appropriate for a child with cow milk allergy. Duocal does not contain any protein. Duocal does not contain any soy oil. Always ask your healthcare team for guidance.
Can I give Duocal to an infant?
Duocal has been designed for and studied in children over the age of 1 year old and we cannot suggest it for use for children younger than 1 year old.
Is Duocal® Kosher?
Duocal® has been certified Kosher Pareve Non-Passover. Check out our blog on the Kosher status of Neocate products to learn more about the formula and the kosher certification process.
Neocate® is a family of hypoallergenic, amino acid-based medical foods for use under medical supervision and is indicated for cow milk allergy, multiple food allergies and related GI and allergic conditions. Talk to your health provider to see if Neocate is right for you.
We want to make sure that everyone has equal and sufficient access to our products. We are therefore limiting direct orders to one per 3 days with a maximum value of $550. Please reduce your order size. If you have questions related to this, or have special requirements, please contact or US Customer Service Team on 1-800-365-7354. Thank you for your understanding.
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