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The Power of Enterade Clinical Drink for Oncology Patients

Enterade Clinical Drink has emerged as a revolutionary solution in the realm of clinical nutrition, offering a unique blend of ingredients designed to support hydration and recovery. In this blog, we’ll delve into the key aspects of Enterade, exploring its composition, benefits, and potential impact on clinical applications.

Understanding Enterade Clinical Drink:

Enterade is not your typical sports or energy drink; it is meticulously crafted to address specific clinical needs. Comprising a combination of amino acids, electrolytes, and vital nutrients, Enterade aims to optimize hydration at the cellular level, promoting faster recovery and improved well-being.

Key Ingredients:

1. Amino Acids: Enterade incorporates a strategic mix of amino acids, including glutamine, arginine, and proline. These play a crucial role in supporting the body’s natural healing processes and replenishing essential nutrients.
2. Electrolytes: Maintaining proper electrolyte balance is vital for overall health. Enterade includes electrolytes such as potassium and sodium, helping to restore the electrolyte equilibrium disrupted during various clinical conditions.
3. Nutrient-Rich Formula: Enterade goes beyond basic hydration by providing additional nutrients essential for recovery. The drink contains vitamins, minerals, and other bioactive compounds that contribute to the overall health of the body.

Benefits of Enterade Clinical Drink:

1. Enhanced Hydration: Enterade’s scientifically formulated blend facilitates optimal hydration at the cellular level, helping the body recover more efficiently.
2. Recovery Support: Whether recuperating from medical treatments, surgery, or intense physical activity, Enterade aims to support the body’s natural recovery mechanisms.
3. Gut Health: Enterade’s focus on amino acids, particularly glutamine, can contribute to maintaining a healthy gut lining, which is crucial for nutrient absorption and overall well-being.

Clinical Applications:

Enterade has shown promise in various clinical settings, including:

1. Oncology: Supporting cancer patients undergoing treatments that may impact hydration and nutritional status.
2. Gastrointestinal Disorders: Helping individuals with conditions affecting the gastrointestinal tract, such as inflammatory bowel disease or surgery recovery.
3. Surgical Recovery: Facilitating recovery post-surgery by providing essential nutrients for healing.


Enterade Clinical Drink stands out as an innovative approach to supporting hydration and recovery in clinical scenarios. Its carefully curated blend of amino acids, electrolytes, and nutrients holds the potential to positively impact individuals facing various health challenges. As research and understanding of Enterade continue to evolve, this clinical drink could become an integral part of comprehensive healthcare strategies.

Protocol for Enterade use:

Recommended Use: Patients start treatment 2-3 days prior to chemo regimen 1 bottle/day prophylactically and increase to 2 bottles/day when treatment starts. For best results: Patients should drink Enterade twice daily (on an empty stomach) 30 minutes before meals for optimal absorption of the amino acids for a minimum of 7 days. Once symptoms subside, patients can drink one bottle/day or every other day, depending on their symptoms.

Common uses:

Head and Neck Cancer- mucositis

Colon- Irinotecan/5FU/Oxaliplatin, radiation treatment

Rectal/anal- radiation and chemo

Breast- on chemo regimens that cause diarrhea such as… projeta, verzenio, nerylnx

Pancreatic patients- malabsorption issues

Short-gut syndrome/surgical patients

High output ileostomy patients

Lung- immunotherapy drugs

Neuroendocrine patients- diarrhea

Transplant patients with GI issues


Diarrhea Fatigue/Malaise IBD/IBS- Irritable bowel disease or irritable bowel syndrome, Colitis, Crohn’s with flareups (diarrhea)

Leaky gut syndrome

Electrolyte imbalance

Weight management- prevent further weight loss

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Brenda Gridley, CSP, RDN

Brenda is originally from Los Angeles, CA where she attended California State University of Los Angeles for her under graduate degree in Nutritional Science. She began her career with Kaiser Permanente in 2004.    Throughout her professional development, she has worked in Cardiology and open heart surgery, Renal/Dialysis, organ transplants and Oncology, including chemotherapy, radiation and head and neck.  Brenda has extensive experience with weight management programs, including Bariatric and finally Eating disorders and mindful eating.  She went on to specialize in the Pediatric population and has maintained her Certification in Pediatric Nutrition since 2011.  Areas she has managed include pediatric and neonatal intensive care units where she was responsible for individualizing therapeutic diets and alternate nutrition support  based on specific metabolic needs, medical conditions, and cultural preferences.

Her passion for nutrition was developed at a young age and reared by her grandmother who always instilled the importance of a healthy diet and active lifestyle.  When her grandmother became ill, Brenda became aware of the impact nutrition plays in disease prevention and maintaining overall mind and body health.  She cared for grandmother until she passed and has made it her goal to help others achieve their full “nutrition potential” with using a culturally sensitive holistic approach.

She is married with two beautiful daughters and in her spare time she enjoys watching movies with her children, experimenting with new recipes, reading mystery novels, running and Yoga.

Please ask your Ironwood Cancer & Research Centers provider for a referral to see our dietary counselors.