I recently created this presentation about the formulation of Absorb Plus shakes on behalf of IMIX Nutrition, and it’s chock full of good info – so of course, I wanted to share it with the LTYG community as well!

I go into a bit of my backstory, being diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease, and what drove me to create Absorb Plus – and I encourage you to watch if you’re interested in learning more about:

  • An Elemental vs. a Semi-elemental diet
  • Elemental vs. Polymeric formulas
  • Protein Component Challenges in an Elemental Diet
  • Definitions of Elemental Foods (What’s Allowed)
  • Elemental Diet Difficulties
  • Other Diet Options for Bowel Rest
  • And what Makes Absorb Plus Different?

And if you’d prefer to listen to the podcast audio-only version of this video, here it is:

Listen To Your Gut
Listen To Your Gut
Absorb Plus: Origins, Formulation, & FAQs
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Feel free to also download my free eBook, What You Need to Know About Elemental Diets, here.

You can learn even more about Absorb Plus at AbsorbPlus.com.

Shop all Absorb Plus lines and flavors here.

**Note, we have had many readers write in asking if they can add more than the recommended number of scoops in their shakes – and if there are any downsides to this. In my book, The IBD Remission Diet, I talk about why I formulated Absorb Plus to have roughly 27 grams of protein per serving. I based that calculation on bodybuilders’ protein intake. Because if you ingest more protein than your body can utilize, it will excrete it via urine. Thus, I recommend my readers not ingest more than 1 shake per hour for efficient protein utilization. And be sure to drink your shakes slowly for maximum nutrient retention/utilization!