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Concentrated Liquid Diet Product

HINEX E-Gel LC is a concentrated liquid diet whose compositions of each nutrient are based on the Dietary Reference Intakes for Japanese (2020).


HINEX E-Gel LC is a food which can be used for persons whose standard calorie intake is 1200 to 1600 kcal per day.

The product contains pectin, one of the dietary fibers, and has a gel form under acidic conditions.

The product has the ability to change from a liquid to a jelly in a low pH environment. The product may not change from a liquid to a jelly in the case of low gastric acidity or decreasing the amount of gastric acid.

The proportion of energy of energy-producing nutrients is 50% for carbohydrate, 34% for fat, and 16% for protein.

The product is an oligomeric formula containing collagen peptide and soybean peptide.

The product contains 25 mg of L-carnitine per 100 kcal.

The product supplies 110 mL of water per 100 kcal, providing a good source of hydration.

The product can be easily handled as a liquid nutrition product.

Precautions for use

  1. 1.Consume under the direction of physician or registered dietitian. When supplying nutrients with the product alone, take care about the amount of each nutrient and the amount of water.
  2. 2.Never administer the product intravenously.
  3. 3.Do not consume the product if the container is leaking or expanding, if abnormal color, taste, or smell is noted, or if coagulation and separation are noted when opening the container.
  4. 4.When warming the product, immerse it in hot water without opening the container and warm to near body temperature. Do not heat for a long time or repeatedly.
  5. 5.Do not mix with acidic substance such as fruit juice or with much salt because such mixing may cause coagulation of the product.
  6. 6.Consume promptly after opening the container. After use, discard any unused product. Do not reuse.
  7. 7.Consume within the best before date.

  8. * When the product is stored for a long time, it may become white because some raw material contents may precipitate or float on the liquid surface. Shake the product thoroughly before use. Such change in color does not affect the nutrients of the product.

Precautions for handling

  1. 1.Store and handle with due care because the container is easily damaged by dropping or physical impact.
  2. 2.Do not heat the product as it is contained in the container in the microwave or on an open fire.
Nutrition facts
(per bag)
250mL Calories 200 kcal, protein 8.0 g, fat 7.6g, carbohydrates 26.5 g (sugar 23.5 g, dietary fiber 3.0 g), salt equivalent 0.84 g
Water 220 g
375mL Calories 300 kcal, protein 12.0 g, fat 11.3 g, carbohydrates 39.8 g (sugar 35.3 g, dietary fiber 4.5 g), salt equivalent 1.27 g
Water 330 g
500mL Calories 400 kcal, protein 16.0 g, fat 15.1 g, carbohydrates 53.0 g (sugar 47.0 g, dietary fiber 6.0 g), salt equivalent 1.69 g
Water 440 g
Product category Concentrated liquid diet
Ingredients Maltodextrin (manufactured in Japan), vegetable oil, porcine collagen peptide (gelatin), medium-chain triglycerides, enzyme decomposed soybean protein, yeast, carnitine, kelp extract, thickener (polysaccharide thickener), lysine, sodium pyrophosphate, magnesium chloride, potassium hydroxide, acidulant, leucine, calcium phosphate (soybean-derived), vitamin C, potassium chloride, threonine, isoleucine, valine, methionine, phenylalanine, crystalline cellulose, histidine, tryptophan, flavors, vitamin E, niacin, ferric pyrophosphate, calcium pantothenate, vitamin B6, vitamin B1, vitamin B2, vitamin A, folic acid, vitamin K2, vitamin D, and vitamin B12.
Allergic substances
(in 28 items)
Soybean, gelatin
Volume 250 mL, 375 mL, 500 mL
Best before date 9 months after manufacturing date
Storage Store in a dark place. The product can be stored at room temperature, but should preferably be stored in a cool place. Avoid storing in freezing environment.
Distributor Otsuka Pharmaceutical Factory, Inc.
Manufacturing site Toasu Co., Ltd.
5 Hiyake, Chigiri-cho, Toyokawa-shi, Aichi

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