Metagenics Adds Stevia Version to Medical Food Line

October 5, 2011

The original UltraMeal PLUS 360°is touted for managing metabolic syndrome, including reducing risk factors for cardiovascular disease.

Medical food brand Metagenics has introduced UltraMeal PLUS 360°Stevia, a reduced-calorie version of its original UltraMeal PLUS 360°. The new version contains a mix of stevia and erythritol. The product is a powder that can be mixed with water.

The original UltraMeal PLUS 360°is touted for managing metabolic syndrome, including reducing risk factors for cardiovascular disease. “UltraMeal PLUS 360°Stevia meets the needs of doctors and patients that prefer a lower-calorie, fructose-free option of this popular medical food,” said Robert H. Lerman, MD, PhD, the company’s director of medicine and extramural clinical research.

The company says the product includes phytochemical substances that help modulate kinases, enzymes that affect dietary signals.