Peptide-based formula for malabsorption

Vital 1.5 kcal

Suitable as a sole source of nutrition or as a nutritional supplement for people with malabsorption, maldigestion, or impaired gastrointestinal function and/or symptoms of poor feed tolerance.1

Available in a 200 mL Ready-to-Drink bottle and 1000 mL Ready-to-Hang bottle.

Available flavours:

Vanilla Flavour

Product information

High energy
(1.5 kcal/mL) and protein (6.8 g/100mL)

Helps meet the needs of individuals with increased nutritional requirements or increased nutritional losses.

100% peptide-based formula

Peptides are partially broken-down proteins, which makes them easier to digest and absorb in the gut than whole proteins.2

Contains medium chain triglycerides (MCTs)

70% of total fats comprised of MCTs which are easier to absorb than long chain triglycerides.3

Nutritionally complete

Contains 28 essential vitamins and minerals and can be used as a sole or supplemental source of nutrition.

Great tasting

Available in Vanilla flavour.

Low lactose* and gluten-free

As well as halal and kosher-certified.

Nutritional information

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Energy (kJ/kcal)620/147
Protein (g)6.75
Fat (g)5.5
Saturated Fatty Acids (g)
Carbohydrate (g)18.4
Sugars (g)
Taurine (mg)15
L-Carnitine (mg)15
Vitamin A (mcg RE)150
Vitamin D (mcg)1.0
Vitamin E (mg α-TE)1.9
Vitamin K (mcg)7.0
Vitamin C (mg)18
Folic acid (mcg)30
Thiamin (Vitamin B1) (mg)0.21
Riboflavin (Vitamin B2) (mg)0.30
Vitamin B6 (mg)0.30
Vitamin B12 (mcg)0.5
Niacin (mg NE)3.0
Pantothenic acid (mg)1.0
Biotin (mcg)5.5
Choline (mg)68
Sodium (mg)169
Potassium (mg)200
Chloride (mg)150
Calcium (mg)100
Phosphorus (mg)100
Magnesium (mg)30
Iron (mg)2.0
Zinc (mg)1.8
Manganese (mg)0.50
Copper (mcg)240
Iodine (mcg)15
Selenium (mcg)9.5
Chromium (mcg)8.0
Molybdenum (mcg)18

Preparation guideline

Usage instructions:

Ready to use. Can be served chilled. 

Shake well before use.

Open immediately prior to use. Once opened, cover, refrigerate and use within 24 hours. Discard unused feed after this time.

Food for Special Medical Purposes. Use only under medical supervision.

*By Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) definition of low lactose (not more than 2 g per 100 g).4

Gluten free refers to the product containing no detectable gluten at a limit of quantification of 5 ppm.4

References: 1. Vital® 1.5 kcal RTD Product Label. 2. Ziegier F, et al. Am J Nutr. 1998;67:124-128. 3. Ruppin DC, et al. Drugs. 1980;20:216–224. 4. Australia and New Zealand Food Standards code. Standard 2.9.5 - Food for special medical purposes (updated March 2021).