Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Below is a list of some of the most commonly asked questions. If you can’t find your question please contact us.
- Is Enprocal made in Australia?
- Yes, our product is made in Australia.
- How long can I keep Enprocal after I have opened it?
- Stored in a cool, dry environment, away from direct sunlight, Enprocal will keep until the
Best Before date found on the bottom of the pack.
- Do I need to keep my Enprocal in the fridge?
- In its original, powder form, Enprocal needs no refrigeration. However, once you
have mixed it into liquid form, you need to store in the fridge, and use within 48 hours.
- Can I add Enprocal to both hot and cold drinks?
- Yes, Enprocal is suitable for adding to hot and cold drinks – both sweet and savoury. If adding Enprocal to cold drinks, you may need to stir or shake the mixture more vigorously. As Enprocal is milk based, when adding to very hot liquids, it may curdle.
- In what foods and drinks can Enprocal powder be used?
- Enprocal is a very versatile product, suitable for mixing into virtually any hot or cold drink such as juice, milk or coffee. You can mix Enprocal into soft foods such as apple sauce, pudding or yogurt, or use it in recipes for muffins, pikelets and scones. You can also add Enprocal to soup and casseroles. Remember not to add it during the cooking phase, or when the ingredients are very hot, as it may curdle. Enprocal is not recommended for carbonated drinks.
- Does cooking with Enprocal alter the characteristics of the product?
- As with most foods and food supplements, some water-soluble vitamins can be partially de-natured at higher temperatures. However, the main features of the product remain nutritionally intact under normal conditions. Food & beverages fortified with Enprocal will take on a lighter colour. e.g. a chicken veg soup with half a scoop of Enprocal will appear more like a cream of chicken veg soup. For foods already light in colour (milk, porridge, custard, etc.) colour change is generally not noticable. Enprocal is flavour neutral and imparts no discernable flavour. Enprocal is not a thickener but may have a slight thickening effect in high concentrations.
- I stirred Enprocal into hot soup and it became ‘thready’. Why? And will it harm me to drink it?
- Because Enprocal is high in milk-based proteins, high temperatures can make the mixture curdle. However, only the soup’s appearance was affected – not the quality and taste – and it will not present any health or safety concerns. When adding Enprocal to hot food and drinks, allow to cool a little, before stirring in Enprocal.
- Where do Enprocal’s ingredients come from?
- Enprocal’s main ingredients come from fresh Australian milk, produced on dairy farms in Southern Victoria and South Australia.
- Does Enprocal use genetically modified ingredients?
- No, none of the ingredients we use are genetically modified.
- What flavours are available?
- Enprocal is designed to be versatile. It is therefore unflavoured, so it can be mixed easily with both sweet and savoury ingredients.
- What are amino acids?
- Amino acids are the building blocks of protein, so they are very important for ongoing health and wellbeing. They are naturally occurring substances found in our bodies, and also present in the food we eat. Enprocal contains eight naturally occurring ‘essential’ and eight ‘non-essential’ amino acids. The eight essential amino acids Enprocal contains are: isoleucine, leucine, lysine, methionine, phenylalanine, threonine, tryptophan and valine.
- Does Enprocal contain preservatives, caffeine, nut products, added sugar, added salt, or gluten?
- No, Enprocal is free of all these substances.
- What is the protein level in a serve of Enprocal?
- A single 35g serve contains 15.1g of protein. This equates to 30% of the RDI.
- What macro and micronutrients are contained within Enprocal, and what contribution to they make to our Recommended Dietary Intake?
- Enprocal contains a wide range of nutrients required for health and wellbeing. These are described in detail on the Nutritional Information Panel on each pack – or click here to view our Nutritional Information Panel online.
- How much calcium is there in Enprocal??
- A single serve (35g) of Enprocal contains 400mg calcium. This is between 40% and 50% of the RDI – depending on the person’s age. (*).
(*) Source: National Health and Medical Research Council.
- How much Vitamin C is there in Enprocal?
- There is 57mg of Vitamin C per 35g serve. This is 50% of the RDI (*).
(*) Source: National Health and Medical Research Council.
More information on Vitamin C from: www.anyvitamins.com
Vitamin C is needed for healthy gums and to help protect against and to fight off infections. Vitamin C is also a good antioxidant.
- Can diabetics use Enprocal?
- Enprocal is generally regarded as safe for diabetics. However, if you are in any doubt, please consult your medical practitioner.
- Is Enprocal gluten free?
- Yes it is gluten free.
- Can we use Enprocal as a meal replacement?
- 35g of Enprocal with 150-200ml milk has roughly the same nutritional rating as a meal replacement However, Enprocal is a nutritional supplement, and is not designed as a meal replacement.
- Is Enprocal suitable for people who are lactose intolerant?
- No, if you have been diagnosed lactose intolerant or are allergic to milk, you should not use Enprocal.
- Is Enprocal suitable for vegetarians/vegans?
- Enprocal is a milk-based product. It is suitable for vegetarians but not vegans.
- As I get older, I’m noticing some loss of strength in my arms and shoulders. What can Enprocal do about this?
- Enprocal is not a therapeutic product and is therefore not designed to address this specific condition. However, its high level of protein – particularly whey protein concentrate (commonly used by athletes and body builders) – may help improve muscle mass, especially when combined with weight bearing or resistance exercise.
- Can I use Enprocal while taking blood pressure or cholesterol reducing drugs??
- Yes. Enprocal is not contraindicated for any heart or cholesterol drugs. If in doubt about your particular circumstances, please talk to your medical professional.
- Is Enprocal Kosher certified?