J Clin Nutr.  2016 Aug;8(2):45-50. 10.15747/jcn.2016.8.2.45.

Sources and Formulation of Macro- and Micro-Nutrients in Enteral Nutrition Formula

  • 1Nutritional Food Business Unit, Daesang Corp. Korea. cosmos1018@daesang.com


Enteral feeding therapy has existed since ancient Egypt, but most of the major advances in enteral nutrient techniques and formulas have taken place during the 20th century through the development of sources and ingredients This review provides a historical account of enteral nutrition (EN), including the sources and formulation of macro-and micro-nutrients in the formula and how to manufacture them. The formulas were improved by the development of raw materials that are easier to digest and the next formula is expected to develop functionality using more raw materials, such as ω-3, amino acid, and more functional ingredients to heal the disease.


Enteral feeding; Enteral nutrition; Enteral nutrition formula
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