Meritene Comfortis

Meritene® Comfortis®

Meritene Comfortis is a specialized nutrition designed to address the vegetable dietary fiber needs of seniors. The neutral powder can be easily mixed into foods and beverages to help increase vegetable dietary fiber intake. The typical diet is low in vegetable dietary fiber, and older adults tend to have lower vegetable fiber intake than younger adults. Meritene Comfortis is specially formulated to address the common lack of vegetable dietary fiber in the diets of seniors. An easy and comfortable way to supplement the vegetable fiber missing from the typical diet

Key features

An easy and comfortable way to supplement the fiber missing from the typical diet
100% soluble fiber (vegetable origin)
Dissolves easily, without effect on texture or taste
Neutral flavor
Without coloring, flavoring, and preservatives

Recommended usage

MERITENE Comfortis is available in different formats: 5 grams stick pack, 80 grams folding box of 16 sticks and 125 grams tin. A variety of options are available depending on the country and location. Stir MERITENE® ComfortisTM into hot or cold liquids and foods, without effect on taste or texture.

The recommended daily dose of MERITENE Comfortis is 5 to 20 grams per day, which provides 4 grams to 17 grams of fibers. Seniors should increase their intake gradually and are advised not to exceed 20 grams of MERITENE Comfortis per day.

A balanced and varied diet is recommended, with sufficient fluid intake. MERITENE Comfortis is not intended to substitute main meals.

Nutritional profile

meritene comfortis nutrition profile  
Scientific References
  • EFSA Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition, and Allergies. Scientific Opinion on dietary reference values for carbohydrates and dietary fiber. EFSA Journal 8, 1462 (2010).
  • Elmadfa, I. European Nutrition and Health Report in Forum of Nutrition (Vienna, 2009).
  • Marshall, T.A., Stumbo, P.J., Warren, J.J. & Xie, X.J. Inadequate nutrient intakes are common and are associated with low diet variety in rural, community-dwelling elderly. J Nutr 131, 2192-6 (2001).
  • Slavin, J.L. Position of the American Dietetic Association: health implications of dietary fiber. J Am Diet Assoc 108, 1716-31 (2008).
  • Yoon, S.J., Chu, D.C. & Raj Juneja, L. Chemical and physical properties, safety and application of partially hydrolized guar gum as dietary fiber. J Clin Biochem Nutr 42, 1-7 (2008).
  • Anderson, S.A., Fisher, K.D. & Talbot, J.M. Evaluation of the health aspects of using partially hydrolyzed guar gum as a food ingredient. Bethesda, MD: Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, 1-61 (1993).

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Maryse, 61 years old
“It has a neutral flavor. It is easy to drink mixed with any kind of beverages. Or simply with water and a little sirup to cover its very light taste and smell.”


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MERITENE® is a range of scientifically-formulated nutritional solutions designed especially to address the needs of healthy agers. Our products are appreciated by those who are 50+ who take a proactive approach to managing their health. They are busy and want a little help to stay at their best physically and mentally.

Each MERITENE® delivers a selected blend of one or more nutrients such as high quality protein, essential vitamins and minerals, antioxidants and dietary fibre.

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