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06/15/2012
...Q: It seems like Nutricia has amino-acid based products that are for children. Can teenagers and adults use Neocate products? A: We get questions about using Neocate for older children, teenagers, and adults pretty often. This is especially common when folks are diagnosed with eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) beyond childhood and an elemental diet is recommended. Here’s what you need to know: Neocate’s tailored nutrition The Neocate products are all designed and tailored for specific...
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
09/25/2017
Eosinophilic esophagitis, or EoE, is a condition typically caused by food allergies. (It is sometimes referred to as eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders or EGIDs). Eosinophilic esophagitis causes inflammation of the esophagus due to a build-up of eosinophils, a type of blood cell. Symptoms can be painful, and may include trouble swallowing, nausea, regurgitation, heartburn, abdominal or chest pain and weight loss. Read on to learn more about EoE and how Neocate can...
08/16/2012
...be as tall as other children their age. So, it’s important that children consume enough calcium to develop strong bones. They also need to consume other key nutrients to help them grow normally. But calcium is also important for older children and adults. Consuming enough calcium in adulthood helps us to keep bones strong and prevent fractures later in life. It’s important for lactating moms who avoid dairy as part of a maternal elimination diet...
Cow Milk Allergy
08/01/2017
​Cow milk, a childhood staple and a key source of vital nutrients, is also responsible for the most common food allergy in early life. Learn more about the symptoms that a milk allergy may cause and how Neocate can...
11/19/2014
...Many parents of children with food allergies and related conditions figure out over time how to explain the condition to others. Do you remember trying to explain your little one’s medical condition to someone for the first time? I remember the first time I tried to explain a rare allergic condition to someone: lots of head-scratching! If it’s hard for us as adults to figure out how to explain complicated medical conditions to other...
05/12/2011
...was okay too, because dietitians who work with children and adults with eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) allow these when the patients follow an amino acid-based (or “elemental”) diet. What wasn’t allowed? Anything else! With these rules in mind, I used my approximate calorie needs to design a “meal plan” and dove right in. Day 1 Menu: Morning Snack: Neocate Infant Breakfast: Neocate Infant Lunch: Neocate Infant + artificial lemon-lime flavor Dessert: Neocate Nutra + Neocate Junior,...
04/19/2011
...folks are allergic to only one or a few types of pollen, whereas others are sensitive to many types of pollen. Symptoms can show up after a move to a new geographic area where the plants, and the pollen, are different. It seems that allergic rhinitis isn’t limited to older children and adults: infants can have it too. Food Allergies Food allergies are a response to the proteins in food. When that food (or even...
04/12/2016
...but what does it really mean? BMI stands for body mass index, and it is a number based on height and weight. It is a way to compare weight to height (or for babies, length). For adults, BMI isn’t perfect, but is used to indicate whether weight is healthy, too high (overweight or obese), or too low (underweight). BMI for adults is a number. For infants and children up to the age of 20, the...
   
 
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