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Kate Farms For Cystic Fibrosis

Core Essentials™ products are perfectly designed for someone with CF

  • Smooth, light, sweet flavor with no chemical aftertaste
  • May be used as a sole nutrition source and as a supplemental nutrition source
  • Free of top 8 allergens + corn
  • Our protein is organic, vegan and plant-based, and contains 4x more arginine than standard animal and soy based formulas for muscle synthesis and wound healing*
  • Flax oil contains anti-inflammatory Omega 3 fatty acids (added to Peptide Formula)
  • Low-moderate glycemic index due to our agave inulin fiber and macronutrient balance
  • Our superfood blend has been shown to reduce oxidative stress and reactive oxygen species**
  • Can be stored at room temperature for consumption on-the-go

*Stechmiller J, Childress B, Cowan L. Arginine supplementation and wound healing. Nutr and Clinical Practice. 2005;20:52-61**B. Nemzer, T. Chang, Z. Xie, Z. Pietrzkowski, T. Reyes, B. Ou.Decrease of free radical concentrations in humans following consumption of a high antioxidant capacity natural product. Food Science and Nutrition. 2014; 2: 647-654
**B. Nemzer, N. Fink, B. Fink.New insights on effects of a dietary supplement on oxidative and nitrosative stress in humans. Food Science and Nutrition. 2014; 3: 828-839

Nutritional Profile

KOMPLETE* (Retail)

STANDARD FORMULA

PEPTIDE PLUS

Cal/ mL
.9
1.0
1.5
Carton size
325mL (11 fl oz)
325mL (11 fl oz)
500mL (11 fl oz)
Nutrient Content
Flavor dependent
Flavor dependent
     Protein
16-18g
18-18.5g
24g
     Carbohydrates
41-43g
38-41g
41g
     Fat
8-9g
10-11g
25g
     Fiber
5g
5g
6g
Nutrient Source
     Protein
Pea and Brown Rice
Pea and Brown Rice
Hydrolyzed Pea
     Carbohydrate
Organic Brown Rice syrup solids and Agave syrup
Organic Brown Rice syrup solids and Agave syrup
Organic Brown Rice syrup solids and Agave syrup
     Fat
High Oleic Sunflower Oil
High Linoleic or Oleic Sunflower Oil
High Linoleic Sunflower Oil, MCT Oil, Flax Oil
     Fiber
Prebiotic Agave Inulin**
Prebiotic Agave Inulin**
Prebiotic Agave Inulin**
Tube Feeding
Not appropriate for tube feeding
Compatible with Joey, ePump, Connect. Tubing: G Tubes, J Tubes, NG Tubes (Dobhoff or DHT), NJ Tubes; as low as a French 5.0 via a pump
Compatible with Joey, ePump, Connect. Tubing: G Tubes, J Tubes, NG Tubes (Dobhoff or DHT), NJ Tubes; as low as a French 5.0 via a pump

 

*Not indicated for sole-source nutrition

**For patients who need to adjust to an increase in dietary fiber intake, please access our Transition Guide: nutrition.katefarms.com/resources/

Our products are not indicated for use with ReliZorb.
For enzyme administration with tube feeding, please refer to page 13 of the “CF 101” Document.
Volume needed to meet or exceed 100% DRI for 24 micronutrients: 1-3 years old: 650 mL; 4-8 years old: 3 per day 975 mL; 9-18 years old: 1500 mL

Patient Resources

INSURANCE COVERAGE
Kate Farms Core Essentials™ can be covered by many insurance plans depending on the patient’s need for liquid nutrition and insurance eligibility. To check and see if you are eligible for insurance coverage, follow the steps outlined here. Need a little extra help with the process? Don’t hesitate to contact us!  Email insurance@katefarms.com or fax us your prescription at 805.832.6119.

THE HEALTHWELL FOUNDATION
The HealthWell CF Vitamins & Supplements Grant is designed to assist eligible people living with cystic fibrosis with cost-shares to cover the full cost of vitamins, supplements (including all Kate Farms products), hypertonic saline solution, nebulizers paired with treatments, and certain handsets. Learn more here, or visit healthwellfoundation.org to apply.

Grant recipients can take 25% off all orders at katefarms.com using discount code HEALTHWELL! Recipients must submit their receipts from katefarms.com to HealthWell for reimbursement.

ABBVIE CREON® CFCareForward
Eligible CF patients who enroll in the CFCareForward program can receive financial assistance with their prescriptions, nutritional support at no charge, and educational resources. Visit creon.com for eligibility requirements and to apply.

ALLERGAN LIVE2THRIVE
Live2Thrive members may be able to get a free monthly supply of vitamins and supplements of their choice, including all Kate Farms products. Visit live2thrive.org to join.

For qualified  patients not covered by any of the above, Kate Farms offers a Patient Assistance Program.

Recipes

Kale Avocado Smoothie

Using Standard Formula 1.0 Vanilla
Total = 660 kcals/32 g protein

• 325 mL of Standard Formula 1.0 – Vanilla (325 kcals/18 g protein)
• 1 tsp vanilla extract
• 1 cup chopped fresh kale
• 1/3 cup frozen pineapple chunks
• ½ ripe pureed avocado
• ½ cup sliced green apple

Using Peptide Plus 1.5
Total = 835 kcals/38 g protein

 • 325 mL Peptide Plus 1.5 – Plain (500 kcals/24 g protein)
• 1 tsp vanilla extract
• 1 cup chopped fresh kale
• 1/3 cup frozen pineapple chunks
• ½ cup ripe pureed avocado
• ½ cup sliced green apple

Blueberry Superfood Shake

Using Standard Formula 1.0 Vanilla
Total = 621 kcal/44 g protein

• 325 mL Standard Formula 1.0 – Vanilla (325 kcals/18 g protein)
• ½ cup frozen blueberries, sweetened
• 1 zucchini – small, peeled ~ 3/4 cup
• 1 cup fresh baby spinach
• ½ cup uncooked oats
• 1 TB hemp seeds

Using Peptide Plus 1.5
Total = 796 kcal/50 g protein

• 325 mL Peptide Plus 1.5- Plain (500 kcals/50 g protein)
• ½ cup frozen blueberries, sweetened
• 1 zucchini – small, peeled ~ 3/4 cup
• 1 cup fresh baby spinach
• ½ cup uncooked oats
• 1 TB hemp seeds

Meet Our CF Team

We are passionate about helping the CF community! Reach us at cfdietitians@katefarms.com.

Zachari Breeding
MS, RDN, LDN, FAND

Vanessa Carr
MS, RDN, LDN, DCN Candidate