Lo*Pro Milk Substitute, an imitation milk formerly called Alterna and distributed by Ross Laboratories, is now available from Med-Diet Laboratories, Plymouth, Minnesota. This product contains 71% less protein than 2% lowfat milk, and is for use by people whose diets are restricted in protein, phosphorus, and/or potassium, Although this product is lower in protein than 2% lowfat cow's milk, it is not intended to take the place of medical foods that are designed for use by patients with disorders of amino acid or nitrogen metabolism.

100 mL of Lo*Pro supplies: 1 gm protein, 96 mg leucine, 51 mg isoleucine, 57 mg valine, and 37 calories

This information was taken from the Vol. 6, No. 3, '93 issue of the Metabolic Currents published by Ross Products Division. For more information or to place an order for Lo*Pro Milk Substitute call Med-Diet at 1-800-Med-Diet (800-633-5550).


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