Ensure® Surgery Immunonutrition Shake

Specially designed to support immune health and recovery from surgery

The Ensure Surgery Immunonutrition Shake, from the #1 doctor-recommended brand* Ensure, contains high-quality protein, arginine, and fish oil to help your body prepare for, and recover from, surgery. Every ready-to-drink shake has:

  • 18 grams high-quality protein
  • 4.2 grams arginine
  • 1.1 grams EPA & DHA (omega-3 fatty acids)
  • 330 calories
  • Delicious vanilla flavor

Additional information:

  • Gluten-free
  • Suitable for lactose intolerance
  • Halal

* Among doctors who recommend liquid nutritional products to their patients.
† Not for people with galactosemia.

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*This information is subject to change. Please refer to the product label for the most current ingredient, allergen, and nutrient profile information.

Related FAQs

What is Ensure Surgery and what does it do?

Ensure Surgery is a nutrition shake containing high-quality protein, arginine, and fish oil to help your body recover after surgery.

Why is Ensure Surgery important?

Surgery creates unique nutrition needs that may not be met through a normal, balanced diet alone. Doctors recommend this specialized Ensure Surgery immunonutrition shake to help your body prepare for, and recover from, surgery.

How should I drink Ensure Surgery shakes?

It’s important that you follow your doctor’s nutrition recommendations. Drinking the recommended number of shakes before and/or after surgery will help you meet your nutrition needs for recovery. Unless otherwise instructed by your healthcare team, you should also continue to eat meals as you normally would. You should not consume more than 3 servings per day.

Patients with diabetes should consult their healthcare provider about changes to their meal plans when drinking Ensure Surgery shake.

Why does Ensure Surgery have so many calories and carbohydrates?

Surgical patients are at high risk of malnutrition and need the nutritional support of calories and carbohydrates. Ensure Surgery is calorically dense (1.39 kcal/mL), with high protein to support wound healing and improve outcomes. The caloric density of Ensure Surgery is consistent with most immunonutrition formulas studied to date.

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