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UltraInflamX® is a medical food formulated to provide specialized nutritional support for patients with compromised gut function reflective of an inflammatory response as seen in ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. Provided in a low-allergenic-potential rice protein base, this formula is enhanced with antioxidant nutrients, selenium, zinc, calcium, folate, and vitamin B12 to address increased nutrient needs and potential deficiencies in these patients. L-glutamine is added to support intestinal mucosal cells. This formula is acceptable for an enteral diet that excludes allergens. Enteral and exclusion diets are often necessary for extended periods for patients experiencing irritable bowel conditions.
|Saturated Fat†||2.5 g|
|Trans Fat||0 g|
|Dietary Fiber||4 g|
|Vitamin A (retinyl palmitate)||2500 IU||50%|
|Vitamin A (beta-carotene)||2500 IU||50%|
|Vitamin C||180 mg||300%|
|Vitamin D||45 IU||10%|
|Vitamin E||100 IU||330%|
|Vitamin B6||5 mg||250%|
|Folic Acid||80 mcg||20%|
|Vitamin B12||3 mcg||50%|
|Pantothenic Acid||5 mg||50%|
|Turmeric (Curcuma longa) Rhizome Extract [standardized to 95% (300 mg) curcuminoids]||316 mg||*|
|Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) Leaf Extract||200 mg||*|
|Ginger (Zingiber officinale) Root Extract [standardized to 5% (5 mg) total pungent compounds]||100 mg||*|
|Sulfate (as magnesium sulfate)||50 mg||*|
Ingredients: Rice protein concentrate, rice bran, rice syrup solids, fructose, magnesium citrate, natural flavors, medium chain triglycerides, olive oil, L-lysine HCl, calcium citrate, L-glutamine, silica, dipotassium phosphate, turmeric rhizome extract, L-threonine, L-alanine, ascorbic acid, quercetin, rosemary leaf extract, DL-methionine, d-alpha tocopheryl acetate, dicalcium phosphate, L-cysteine HCl, D-limonene, xanthan gum, ginger root extract, magnesium sulfate, zinc gluconate, guar gum, niacinamide, biotin, beta-carotene, retinyl palmitate, copper gluconate, pyridoxine HCl, D-calcium pantothenate, niacin, thiamin HCl, riboflavin, chromium polynicotinate (ChromeMate® GTF), cholecalciferol, cyanocobala-min, selenomethionine, and folic acid.
Directions: Blend, shake, or briskly stir about 2 level scoops (52 grams) of UltraInflamX into 8 fluid ounces of chilled water, juice, or acceptable fruit as listed in the dietary guidelines (Program Guide). Follow recommended dosage guidelines (Program Guide) or as directed by your healthcare practitioner.
WARNING: Excess vitamin A intake may be toxic and may increase the risk of birth defects. Pregnant women and women who may become pregnant should not exceed 5000 IU of preformed vitamin A (retinyl palmitate) per day.
CAUTION: Not recommended for pregnant or nursing women. If taking medication, consult your healthcare practitioner before use.
This product is Gluten Free.
Formulated to Exclude: Wheat, gluten, soy, dairy products, egg, nuts, tree nuts, fish, crustacean shellfish, colors, artificial sweeteners, and artificial flavors.
Contents sold by weight, not volume. Some settling may occur during shipping and handling. Serving size is measured by weight with a scoop included for your convenience. The amount of product contained in two scoops may be above or below 52 grams due to variations in handling and product density.
ChromeMate® is a registered trademark of InterHealth, Inc.
This product contains plant pigments that will stain clothing and surfaces.
This product contains no high fructose corn syrup.
Do not use if safety seal is missing or broken.
Q.How does UltraInflamX® Medical Food compare to other products or approaches?
A frequent target pathway to influence the inflammatory response in IBD management is the immune system. This product contains ingredients that uniquely and gently address underlying activities associated with chronic inflammation—without immune suppression and with an excellent predicted safety profile. The rice protein base has a lower allergenic potential than many common protein sources, which (along with careful formulation and manufacturing) helps make this product suitable for use with an eating plan to reduce potential GI stressors and inflammatory triggers. This product contains only natural ingredients for a safer long-term approach, and has been clinically reviewed at the FMRC.
Q.How does UltraInflamX® Medical Food work?
This product provides targeted, research-based nutrients to modulate inflammatory processes associated with IBD—with an excellent predicted safety profile. It contains a combination of plant-based ingredients that are designed to work with your body (not against it) to inhibit triggers for inflammation without interfering with healthy functioning. An unhealthy diet (highly processed foods, low nutrients) and common food sensitivities may also influence GI health, inflammation, and related symptoms. This product is recommended for use with a modified elimination diet—a healthful balance that limits consumption of foods with increased allergen potential and reduces dietary chemical exposure.
Q.How long is UltraInflamX® Medical Food typically recommended?
A typical introductory program is 25 days (with a modified elimination diet) to evaluate progress. Some people may report positive changes in just a few weeks, but individual results may vary. This product may also be recommended for long-term support. For best results, follow your health care professional's guidelines.
Q.Who would benefit from UltraInflamX® Medical Food?
Q.Why is UltraInflamX® Medical Food safe?
Medical foods must contain ingredients that are generally regarded as safe (GRAS) or FDA approved, and Metagenics continually evaluates formula ingredients in concert with current nutritional research for optimal safety and effectiveness. Plus, Metagenics' manufacturing facility has 3 certifications for good manufacturing practices to ensure the highest quality. (This product is suitable for those who may be sensitive to lactose or soy. See online catalog for complete allergen information.)