Polycal Powder

Polycal Powder is an unflavoured carbohydrate supplement for conditions where a high energy, low fluid or modular diet is indicated.

Ask your Healthcare Professional if Polycal is right for your child

Polycal provides calories to individuals who cannot meet their energy requirements from a normal diet.

Polycal is for individuals one year of age and older and must be used under medical supervision. It is not suitable as a sole source of nutrition and must be used as part of a proper diet. The amount of Polycal to be consumed is based on your individual needs. Please speak with your healthcare professional to know if Polycal powder is suitable for your condition.

Good to Know:

  • Easily digestible maltodextrin
  • Completely soluble in foods and drinks
  • Neutral taste — does not alter the taste of foods and drinks
Product Code Product Packaging Calories Per Can
89461 12 x 400 g (14.1 oz) 1536
Per 100g
Calories 384
Carbohydrate, g 96.0
Protein, g 0
Fat g 0
Sodium, mg 2.0
Potassium, mg 0


Directions :

  1. Mix the prescribed amount of Polycal powder to the required amount of liquid or other food. Only use the scoop provided with the product for accurate measuring or weigh the powder on a scale.
  2. Mix thoroughly until the Polycal powder has completely dissolved.
  3. The prepared mixture must be used within 2 hours or discarded.

Intake to be determined by a healthcare professional and is dependent on the age, body weight and medical condition of the individual.

Measures Weight Calories
1 Scoop 5 g ∼ 20 Kcal
½ tsp 1.2 g 4.6 Kcal
1 tsp 2.4 g 9.3 Kcal
1 Tbsp 7.3 g 27.8 Kcal
¼ cup 29.0 g 111 Kcal
⅓ cup 38.7 g 148 Kcal
½ cup 58.0 g 223 Kcal
1 cup 116 g 445 Kcal

Based on standard dry, household measurements. All measurements are level and unpacked. Household measurements are approximations only. For accuracy use a scale.
(For standard dry measures, 1 cup = 240 mL)

Intake to be determined by a healthcare professional and is dependent on the age, body weight and medical condition of the individual.

A scoop is provided in the can and holds approximately 5 g of powder (~20 kcal).

  • Beverages: Sprinkle the required amount of powder into the beverage and stir well.
  • Foods: For best results, mix powder with sufficient liquid to form a smooth paste before stirring into hot or cold food.

Storage :

Polycal has a storage life of 36 months. Always refer to the best before date on the bottom of the can.

Store the sealed can in a cool and dry place. Once opened, use Polycal powder within 1 month. Unfinished beverages and foods should be stored in a refrigerator for up to 24 hours.

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