Essential Care Jr Unflavoured - Pouch

Essential Care Jr Unflavoured - Pouch

Food for special medical purposes (FSMP)
For the dietary management of food allergies and digestive disorders. Dispensed by prescription. Essential Care Jr. is a hypoallergenic, low FODMAP, nutritionally complete amino acid-based formula for children with multiple food allergies and various GI disorders and allergic conditions. Essential Care Jr. contains naturally fermented amino acids and uses natural ingredients for improved quality. Includes vitamin K2, a unique fibre blend prebiotics and carefully chosen ingredients that may help support brain development, digestion, and bone and eye health. Amino acids are the building blocks of protein and do not contain food allergens. Amino acids are shown to be well tolerated among children with severe protein allergies and GI disorders. Each pouch of Essential Care Jr. contains 800 grams of formula.

Tapioca food starch (27%), tapioca syrup solids (19%), high oleic canola oil (12%),
medium chain triglycerides (8%), L-lysine acetate (3%), L-threonine (3%), canola oil (3%),
L-leucine (2%), contains less than 2% of L-valine, L-alanine, glycine, L-serine, L-isoleucine,
L-phenylalanine, L-cystine, L-methionine, L-histidine, L- tryptophan, L-arginine,
L-tyrosine, L-glutamine, L-proline, L-aspartic acid, L-carnitine, inositol, taurine, vitamin
A palmitate, cholecalciferol, dl-α-tocopheryl acetate, phytonadione, menaquinone MK-7,
thiamine mononitrate, riboflavin, diacetyl tartaric acid esters of mono- and diglycerides,
docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) algal oil (derived from microalgae Schizochytrium sp),
niacinamide, d-calcium pantothenate, pyridoxine hydrochloride, folic acid, d-biotin,
cyanocobalamin, sodium chloride, sodium ascorbate, choline chloride, calcium
carbonate, calcium phosphate, magnesium phosphate, potassium phosphate, chromium
chloride, copper gluconate, potassium iodide, ferric pyrophosphate, manganese sulfate,
sodium molybdate, sodium selenite, zinc sulphate, sodium citrate, lutein.

Important notice
Must be administered under medical supervision only. Suitable for use as a sole source of nourishment. For oral and tube feeding. Not for IV use. Suitable for ages 1 year and older.

Directions for use
Use as directed by physician. Must be administered under medical supervision only.
Measure required amount of water into a clean container. Add prescribed amount of
Essential Care Jr. (use the scoop provided and refer to mixing guide for usage rate)
powder to the container (for best results Essential Care Jr. should be weighed on a
scale that measures in grams). Cover the container and shake well until the powder is
fully dissolved and feed. If not used within 1 hour of mixing, refrigerate the container of
prepared formula and use within 24 hours of mixing.
Mixing Guide – Dilution of 1kcal/ml (scoop yields 9.7 grams powder)
• 150 mL of water with 4 scoops (38.8 g) of Essential Care Jr. powder makes
approximately 180 mL.
• 210 mL of water with 6 scoops (58.2 g) of Essential Care Jr. powder makes
approximately 240 mL.
Store unopened containers in a cool, dry place. Use before best by date. Once opened,
seal container and store in a cool, dry place. Use the opened container within 1 month of
opening or best by date (whichever occurs first).

For nutritional information download the pdf:


  1. Product information sheet
  2. Mixing guidelines
  3. Parents Guide


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Cortex Health is an Australian based distributor of highly specialised medical foods and products.

Our background was built in medical research, patient support initiatives and commercialisation within the local environment for the Australian & NZ community.

Est. 2013, Cortex Health was the first company in Australia to introduce glycomarcopeptide (GMP) for PKU which has now become synonymous with high quality formula for children (ages 1+) and adults. Our product range has now expanded and we are dedicated to those with rare or complex conditions by providing some of the most advanced medical nutrition available worldwide.

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