KetoCal 3:1 Updates

Is your family using KetoCal 3:1 Powder? We wanted to let your family know about minor changes that are coming soon.

The changes to KetoCal 3:1 powder are minor and will not impact the 3:1 ketogenic ratio. Here are some questions you may have and their answers.

You can reach our Nutrition Services team at 1-800-365-7354 if you have further questions regarding the changes to KetoCal 3. Reach out to your healthcare provider if you have questions about the changes to KetoCal 3:1. The complete list of Questions and Answers for Families can be viewed here.

Questions and Answers regarding the KetoCal 3 Powder Changes

These changes are happening for a reason.

KetoCal 3 is available in many countries. We ensure compliance with all laws in each country where we sell our products. We made minor adjustments to KetoCal 3:3 in light of recent European regulations.

What changes are there to KetoCal 3?

The KetoCal 3:1 recipe will be adjusted to make minor adjustments in the macronutrient levels (carbohydrates, fats and protein) as well as certain vitamins and mineral levels. These changes will not impact the product’s ketogenic ratio.

When will this happen?

We expect to have the updated KetoCal 3:1 formulation available by March 2021.

Is the ratio of ketogenic to dietary fiber changing?

The updated KetoCal 3:1 will maintain a 3:1 ketogenic ratio. The powder will have a small increase in macronutrients, specifically fat and protein, but it will not affect the overall ketogenic ratio. The nutrient comparison chart can be viewed here.

Are the calories different?

Yes, the KetoCal 3:1 calories per gram will be slightly different. KetoCal 3:1 has 699 calories per 100g of powder. The updated version of KetoCal 3:1 will have 711 calories per 100g of powder. The current KetoCal 3 provides 297 calories per 100g of powder, while the updated KetoCal 3 will give you 2,133 calories. Talk to your ketogenic dietitian about how to adjust your daily and/or weekly intake to account for the slight difference in calories.

Are the macronutrients (carbohydrates, fats and protein) changing?

Yes, the KetoCal 3:1 powder contains small amounts of fat and protein. These changes won’t affect the ketogenic percentage of the product.

Are the levels of vitamins or minerals changing?

Yes, certain vitamins and minerals levels have slightly changed. The nutrient comparison chart can be viewed here.

What makes the label so different?

Our products are regularly updated and reviewed. We hope that you enjoy the new KetoCal 3:3 look!

How can I prepare for this change in my life?

To account for minor changes in the formula, we recommend you talk to your healthcare provider.

Where can I find the nutritional information for the KetoCal 3:3 version?

The nutrient comparison chart can be viewed here.

Is the updated KetoCal 3 nutritionally complete?

The updated KetoCal 3 can be used for complete nutrition for children aged 1-3 and can also be used for supplemental nutrition for children 1 through 5. Please reach out to your healthcare provider if you have questions about how this product can be integrated into your child’s medically ketogenic diet.

How can I tell if I have the latest version of KetoCal 3?

The label will tell you if your KetoCal 3:3 is the latest version. The current and the most recent versions of KetoCal 3:1 labels can be viewed here.

More information is available here

You can find more information about KetoCal 3: Updates here.

KetoCal is a medical diet for the treatment of intractable epilepsy. It is only recommended for use by a physician. Discuss KetoCal with your healthcare provider to find out if it is right for you.

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