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Mead Johnson HCY 2 Medical Food Methionine-Free Powder provides nutrition for both children and adults with an inherited disorder called homocystinuria. This nutritional product should be given under the direction of a doctor for those diagnosed with homocystinuria, a disorder that prevents the body from breaking down methionine amino acid derived from protein. HCY 2 Unflavored Powder Medical Food for Homocystinuria provides an easy way to supplement the diet with other essential amino acids with additional carbohydrates, fat, fatty acids and essential vitamins and minerals. The fat source is derived from soy oil which also supplies omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids. The powder has a light vanilla scent and mixes easily into water or juice for oral consumption. If not immediately consumed, cover and refrigerate for storage and consume beverage within 48 hours.
HCY 2 Methionine-Free Medical Food for Children and Adults comes in a 1-pound can. It's lactose-free to be suitable for individuals who are lactose intolerant. It also Halal. For infants and toddlers, you will want to purchase HCY 1 to meet the vitamin and mineral levels required for infant formulas.
Features and Benefits
- Mixes Well and Remains in Suspension
- Contains other Essential Amino Acids
- Can be Mixed into Water or Juice
- Easy to Prepare
- Contains Essential Vitamins and Minerals
- Good Source of Protein
- Contains Healthy Omega-6 and Omega 3 Fatty Acids
- Manufacturer: Mead Johnson
- Product Number: 891901
- Quantity: Each, Case of 6
- Packaging: Can
- Volume: 1 lbs.
- Form: Powder
- HCPCS Code: B4157/B4162
- Application: Powder Nutrition for Homocystinuria
- Serving (Varies): 100 grams
- Fat Per Serving: 19%
- Carbohydrates Per Serving: 59%
- Protein Per Serving: 22%
Ingredients: Corn syrup solids, amino acids (L-glutamine, L-leucine, L-lysine hydrochloride, potassium aspartate, L-proline, L-valine, L-isoleucine, L-alanine, L-arginine, L-threonine, L-phenylalanine, L-tyrosine, L-serine, L-cystine, glycine, L-histidine, L-tryptophan), sugar, soy oil, modified corn starch, calcium phosphate, sodium citrate, magnesium phosphate, potassium chloride and less than 1 percent: sodium phosphate, potassium citrate, choline chloride, ascorbic acid, taurine, inositol, ferrous sulfate, L-carnitine, zinc sulfate, niacinamide, vitamin E acetate, vitamin A palmitate, calcium pantothenate, cupric sulfate, manganese sulfate, vitamin B12, thiamin hydrochloride, vitamin B6 hydrochloride, riboflavin, folic acid, vitamin D3, chromic chloride, sodium molybdate, sodium selenite, sodium iodide, biotin, vitamin K1, ethyl vanillin.
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