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Oral nutritional supplements demonstrate significant health and cost benefits

Doctor Examining an Elderly Patient When an intervention can subtract 2.3 days off an average hospital stay, and save over 21% in health care costs, it pays (literally) to notice. That intervention? Nutritional supplements. There was also data showing that supplementation reduced the participant’s need for re-admission.

A huge study published today by Abbot tracks over a million cases to reveal the benefits of supplementation in a hospital setting: 

http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2013-08/fi-ons082913.php

While we strive to receive as much nourishment as possible from our food, often supplements are a valuable adjunctive therapy in our wellness routine.