You may recall last week’s story from a reader whose anorexia nervosa patients seem to be reacting badly to Ensure food supplements. Are there any good substitutes, she wonders. In the first place, says one reader, she’s not surprised patients are responding badly to Ensure. One trial discovered that it is made up of sugar, oil, water, protein and vitamins, and it’s loaded with artificial colorants, sweeteners and preservatives. Try instead Shaklee Energizing Soy Protein, which delivers 14 grams of protein per serving, says our reader who represents er. . .Shaklee. It’s also important to understand the root causes of anorexia nervosa. Work carried out by John Bromley and Richard Moat suggests it is an anxiety conflict from a sense of personal dislike. To find out more about their theories, go to the website: http://www.worththeweight.com.