The objective of this study was to investigate whether a new energy dense food concept, on
order 24 hours a day, would lead to a minimum 75% intake of nutritional needs in patients at
nutritional risk. The investigators target was for 70% of patients to reach 75% of their
energy and protein requirements.
An intervention study was conducted with inclusion of 40 patients at nutritional risk,
according to the NRS-2002 criteria. The food concept consisted of 36 small delicious dishes.
Patients could choose food from both the new concept and the ordinary patient buffet. The
investigators monitored patients' nutritional requirements and daily nutritional intake.