Clinical Experience of Enteral Nutrition with Real Food in Children

Enteral nutrition with tube feeding is an effective indication for children with chronic disease, particularly but not limited to, those presenting neurological and gastrointestinal impairment who are at high risk of undernutrition. We have seen increasing interest in using blenderized real food for enteral nutrition. How is the trend evolving, what is the impact on paediatric patients and should it be supported by healthcare professionals?